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Run-down MoD estate threat to defence, says audit watchdog

By DPF Admin15th November 2016August 6th, 2019Area Updates, Latest News, Northern Updates, Southern Updates

The Ministry of Defence's failure to invest in its barracks, depots and bases could undermine the armed forces' readiness to fight, a report has found.

The National Audit Office (NAO) said much of the MoD's property was in a “poor and deteriorating” state which could “affect defence capability”. It said poor housing for service families was affecting morale and recruitment of personnel. 

The MoD has said it will invest £4bn in training facilities and accommodation.

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