Cuts ‘threaten UK-US military partnership’

Cuts ‘threaten UK-US military partnership’ Former US defence secretary Robert Gates says cuts in defence spending mean UK will no longer have ‘full-spectrum capabilities’.
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Ministry of Defence campaigns for overseas aid to pay for military patrols

Exclusive: Defence chiefs want a share of overseas aid budget to cover humanitarian work undertaken by the militaryThe Ministry of Defence has stepped up its campaign to draw upon millions of pounds from Britain’s aid budget by suggesting the Department for International Development (DfID) pays for flights on military aircraft, some navy patrols and body […]
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We should spend more on energy, less on defence. And Centrica should say so

The owner of British Gas should be leading the debate on domestic energy security, not just relentlessly focusing on corporate enrichmentCentrica should have an important role to play in the debate over Britain’s future energy security but has disenfranchised itself in the eyes of the public by concentrating on short-term financial gain.Its chief executive, Sam […]
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We should spend more on energy, less on defence. And Centrica should say so

The owner of British Gas should be leading the debate on domestic energy security, not just relentlessly focusing on corporate enrichmentCentrica should have an important role to play in the debate over Britain’s future energy security but has disenfranchised itself in the eyes of the public by concentrating on short-term financial gain.Its chief executive, Sam […]
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Defence secretary: I will resist further cuts

Philip Hammond says defending country should be first priority and that savings should be made from benefits bill firstThe defence secretary, Philip Hammond, has warned that he will resist further cuts to the armed forces in George Osborne’s forthcoming spending review.He told the Daily Telegraph that other Tory cabinet ministers believed the greatest burden of […]
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Defence secretary: I will resist further cuts

Philip Hammond says defending country should be first priority and that savings should be made from benefits bill firstThe defence secretary, Philip Hammond, has warned that he will resist further cuts to the armed forces in George Osborne’s forthcoming spending review.He told the Daily Telegraph that other Tory cabinet ministers believed the greatest burden of […]
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