An additional £80m will be spent building bedsits for unmarried members of the Armed Forces, defence secretary Des Browne will announce today. The Daily Telegraph. The Times

Under Project Slam, 15,000 homes will be built over six years, at a cost of £1.4bn.

A further 1,350 bedspaces would be built, Browne said, with a total of 50,000 single bedspaces being built or improved in the next six years.