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Detail of outcome
The Secretary of State for Defence published a white paper, ‘Reserves in the future force 2020: valuable and valued’, on 3 July 2013, which sets out our plans to sustain and grow our reserve forces. The white paper was informed by our public consultation.
Detail of feedback received
This report provides a summary of the responses to the consultation on ‘Future Reserves 2020 (FR20): delivering the nation’s security together’. We received over 3000 responses from a range of groups including reservists, their families, employers and regulars.
On 5 July 2012, the Secretary of State for Defence responded to the ‘Review of the United Kingdom’s reserve forces’ published on 18 July 2011. Given the scale of change required, he requested the Ministry of Defence carry out a formal public consultation.
The white paper, summary of consultation findings, FR20 white paper key facts and leaflet are available on this page.