It may gradually slide down the road to a more neutralist position in the years ahead – to paraphrase William Hague “In NATO, but not run by NATO.”
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
Universities need heavier scrutiny. Owners must be identified. Media backed by regimes that restrict freedom should be denied broadcast licenses.
In place of deviations from the Number Ten line have come the squashing of Rayner and even a comparison of the PM to Churchill.
“I have fought and bled alongside them…and I have a duty to stand alongside them.”
Events in Eastern Europe call the assumptions of the Government’s new defence posture into question. Can we defend our treaty allies?
Some are having fun with Alan Duncan’s diary revelation that Tobias wants Svetland to become a UK spaceport. They shouldn’t.
The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
Spending amounts to an extra £24 billion over four years from today’s levels, helping to equip our Armed Forces.
Even if a large conventional military suited Britain’s needs, the public is not prepared to pay for one.
Due to internal tensions, the Union can lack coherence and focus, often particularly evident in its efforts to implement a collective foreign policy.
Starmer attacked Johnson for promising not to cut the size of the Army, yet now doing exactly that.
Wallace has done well to win an exceptional defence settlement, but it may not be enough to fund all the Integrated Review’s ambitions.
Its rage crowds out the clear thinking and coherent strategising required to get rid of him.
The impulse of Brexit is to prove Britain’s openness by striking out, but this tilt increases our security dependence on Europe.