'Cam Force One': UK prime minister to get own jet

Downing Street says British taxpayers will save £775,000 a year if Prime Minister David Cameron has his own plane for official eventsBritain is to spend up to £10 million ($15 million, 14 million euros) converting a military plane for official use by Prime Minister David Cameron, Downing Street confirmed Thursday. The government argues that having an aircraft similar to the US president’s Air Force One, which could also be used by the royal family and senior ministers, will save money in the long term. It will give more details of its plans to refit a Royal Air Force (RAF) A330 Voyager plane, currently used for air-to-air refuelling missions, in its security and defence review on Monday.

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