Also: Labour’s civil war on Scottish independence deepens; Scottish Government pays Salmond half a million pounds in damages; and more.
Posts Tagged: Armed Forces
Lewis Feilder: The Armed Forces must be more flexible over recruitment to attract those with the skills we need
Many of the most technically-gifted would run a mile from the strictures of military discipline. Greater agility in procurement could also give us an edge.
Also: Bebb to stand down as MP over Tory policy on Brexit; Bradley criticised for rushing ill-drafted Northern Irish legislation.
Tom Tugendhat: The last two men left standing in this contest must resist the temptation to slug it out
While there is no shortage of ideas, there has been a shortage of leadership. We need a Prime Minister who will take us through Brexit and confront the challenges beyond.
If if you see a serviceman or woman today, or indeed a veteran young or old, and don’t know what to say – just a simple ‘thank you’ will do.
Also: MPs criticise Foreign Secretary over Ulster veterans; Johnson makes Thomson his Scottish campaign chief; and fierce competition to lead the NIO.
Dean Godson: There are plenty of ideas on the centre-right. Here’s how it can create a new, decent, patriotric consensus.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
Where was Khan’s outrage when human rights’ abusers, Mohammed bin Salman, or Xi Jinping, came to visit?
Funds go to leasing expensive cars for managers – while more specialist care for our courageous servicemen and women should be made available.
Britannia ruled the waves because of our sailors and the ships they served in, built in Britain by a skilled workforce. This is how we build the Royal Navy.
Also: Davidson urges Tories to work harder for Euros; Bradley branded ‘unfit to govern’ by abuse victims; SNP turmoil deepens; and more!
Also: Mercer resigns over Government’s handling of historical allegations against veterans; and Welsh health minister fends off no-confidence vote after latest scandal.
Also: Ministry of Defence and Northern Irish Office clash over protecting ex-servicemen and police; and another bad week for Scottish Labour.
Chris Skidmore: Military personnel, veterans and their families deserve better access to Higher Education
We are providing funding to help service leavers to go to university, and scholarships for the children of those killed on duty.