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Value for Money Review of the Reserve Defence Force

This Value for Money Review of the Reserve Defence Force was scheduled as part of the Government’s 2009 – 2011 Value for Money and Policy Review Programme. The Review was undertaken by a Steering Committee with an independent Chairman and representatives from the Department of Defence, the Defence Forces and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

This detailed report sets out the Steering Committee’s findings, conclusions and recommendations.
Value For Money Review of The Reserve Defence Force.pdfValue For Money Review of The Reserve Defence Force.pdf

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