We will increase the defence budget by more than inflation; not reduce the size of the regular armed forces further, and replace the four existing Vanguard submarines.
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So we need to continue to invest heavily in naval equipment – ensuring that it comes into operation, and has the manpower to go with it.
The best equipment is worthless without troops to wield it. We need 100,000 soldiers and as many reserves to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.
The Prime Minister also stresses the link between a strong economy and defence investment.
This Government has transformed defence procurement and is building a world-class fleet.
For a time it seemed that Labour might threaten credible Opposition on the topic – but then Miliband intervened.
A good start in wooing Tyneside’s voters would be getting its name right.
Photo-opportunities with Angelina Jolie are no substitute for military preparedness.
If you wonder what post-feminism is, doesn’t this good humoured and confident speech encapsulate it?
Edward Leigh MP: The lesson of these Euro-elections: Modernisation has failed. Get back to real conservatism. End the Coalition now.
My programme: Let grammars expand. Means-test incidental health costs. The Green Deal is a joke. Immigration is still a farce. Apologise for same sex marriage.
The Defence Secretary denies he is stifling debate, and attacks “misdirected individuals”
Conservatives will have to work hard to prevent Hammond’s announcement becoming a gift to UKIP
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