My role was to help make it easier for thousands of people a year to manage a successful transition from the armed forces to civilian life.
Posts Tagged: Armed Forces
James Frayne: The most effective case against nationalisation is the one that neither MPs nor businesses want to use
The injection of the truth that it would mean politicians in charge of services is enough to make most people see sense.
Also: Welsh Tories criticise Jones’ delayed departure; Welsh Labour row over voting reform continues; Trimble attacks ‘scaremongering’ over Ulster; and more.
I will be publishing more details in my forthcoming book, which explores the state of the British Armed Forces.
The atrocity demands a response, but will the President favour international diplomacy or military action?
It might please nurses, but provokes new pay demands from teachers, doctors and soldiers. Nor would a hypothecated ‘NHS Tax’ make the issue go away.
Also: Bradley talks up pay cut for MLAs; Williamson to protect troops from SNP tax hike; Foster attacks Varadkar for overstepping in talks; and more.
Mark Francois: States like Russia now pose the primary threat to the UK – we must strengthen our defences accordingly
The erroneous assumption that hostile states were no longer relevant has rightly been abandoned. Now our Armed Forces need the resources to meet the challenge.
Major Robert Campbell faces investigation for the eighth time for the same allegation, despite being cleared time and time again. When will the Government halt this taxpayer funded bananza for human rights lawyers?
It’s one thing to recognise the long-term threats posed by states such as Russia, quite another to meet them.
Peter Thompson: The inconsistencies, contortions and self-contradictions of the case for votes at 16
On what basis would they then be prevented from appearing in pornography? Should they then not be tried as adults and sent to adult prisons? And so on.
After years of defence cuts and maybe more to come, we must ask whether the Armed Forces are properly equipped to keep Britain safe.
During the Cold War being ‘strong on defence’ was a potent vote winner, and the money flowed accordingly.
The President insists that he and the Prime Minister ‘like each other a lot’.
Brexit has transformed the context in which we plan our security. Commitments to our European neighbours and Global Britain require more money.