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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