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Posts Tagged: Trident
Also: if the only way for Corbyn’s supporters to enact his policies is a fight with Labour MPs, it’s hard to blame them for picking one.
Also: Crabb warns constitutional fixation risks paralysing Welsh politics; Scottish Labour splits party on Trident; Scottish education policy under attack; and more.
The Scottish conference has strengthened the hand of the hard left in London, and the UK leader has cheered on their major strategic mistakes in turn.
On balance, I feel a common NATO deterrent possessed by the USA would ensure security and free up money for conventional forces.
Michael Fallon MP: Once again and for Britain’s security, Labour MPs must back the renewal of Trident
When there are 17,000 nuclear weapons in the world we can’t wish away threats that may emerge in the 2030s, 2040s, and 2050s.
His Shadow Defence Secretary, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Shadow Home Secretary publicly disagree with him.
It looks so far as if Labour MPs have managed to slip a leash on their boss’s radical instincts. Has he realised he can’t overcome them, or was it merely a tactical retreat?
From abolishing the Army to withdrawing from NATO, here are the five key things you need to know about the Leader of the Opposition.
Also: Davies attacks Plaid for effectively guaranteeing Labour rule in Wales; NI Conservatives damn UUP for quitting government; and Scottish far left launch new party.
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Jeremy Corbyn doesn’t think defending the nation is ‘socially useful’. Just as with CND in the Cold War, our enemies will be cheering him on.
From an American perspective, the manifestos make it blindingly obvious that only one party has any faith in the British people.
After a positive pitch from Cameron that led on housing and employment, here is a fuller list of what the Tories are offering the public in May.
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.