Defence Academy project at St Athan scrapped (termination of the Defence Training Review)

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In the first of the cuts to be publicly announced as opposed to being the subject of speculation, Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has confirmed in a written statement that the £14bn defence training academy project at St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan have been scrapped. It is still hoped that some form of future defence training solution will be based at the South Wales site in the future. The full written statement is now available at the first link below: