As our proprietor and his co-author prepare to release a new book on defence, we say again what we’ve said before about the implications of Brexit for the armed forces.
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Our exit in will coincide with a new cycle of European elections which will redraw political power in the European Parliament and other EU institutions.
Allowing Hodeidah, the country’s main port, to remain under the control of Houthi rebels is simply making the situation worse.
Penny Mordaunt: We will get stick from the Corbynistas. And from the small-minded. But we are backing this move to support disabled people none the less.
We believe in freedom – which is why we’ve initiated this Global Disability Summit.
Gavin Williamson: Why raising the number and profile of women in our armed forces is a priority for me
Parity is important because it sends a message that we believe in the equality that our women and men are working to protect in conflict zones.
Defensive actions taken by the IDF have resulted in fatalities. Only when absolutely necessary and legally permitted, has force been used.
Nicky Morgan: For too long, the Party has appeased Brexiteer obsessives. It’s time for One Nation Tories to fight back.
The ‘bins and council tax’ message which resonated in the local elections needs to be turned into a ‘public services, security and cost of living’ message nationally.
Iain Dale: As I prepared for my Question Time debut, I heard that Diane Abbott had pulled out. Was it something I said?
Plus: May in trouble and Rudd in danger over Windrush. Corbyn stumbles. The pound rises. Local elections loom. And: the dignity of Neville Lawrence.
The Prime Minister faces a difficult afternoon – but will be aided by the unwillingess of Tory backbenchers to line up with Jeremy Corbyn.
She cited the attack in Salisbury: “We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised….in Syria, on the streets of the UK…
The atrocity demands a response, but will the President favour international diplomacy or military action?
Public opinion would back missile strikes against Assad, and arming a credible opposition, were there to be one. But not more western boots on the ground.
On corruption, fragility, innovation, human capital, creditworthiness, GDP per head – all the measures that count for most – the country is, to put it politely, not in a great place.
Alex Morton: It’s time to turn the Department for International Development into a Department for Humanitarian Relief
At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
“Those who threaten our security would like nothing more than to see us fractured.” May’s security speech in Munich speech. Full text.
“If the priority becomes avoiding new cooperation with a country outside the EU, then this will have damaging real world consequences for the security of all our people.”