General Election 2010
April 22, 2010
The Liberal Democrats: Strident change or Trident tweaking?
So the Liberal Democrats want to scrap, replace, consider replacing…hang on a minute, let’s find the manifesto…"commit not to replace the Trident nuclear weapons system on a like-for-like basis" if they are voted into office. And I would be very surprised if the Trident issue fails to make an appearance in tonight’s leaders’ debate. After […]
April 14, 2010
Are you going to vote on the basis of defence policy?
Heard your local parliamentary candidates talking about defence policy and their parties’ plans for the defence industry recently? You might have done if you live in a constituency with specific military or defence industry links. Dorset South, for example, includes Bovington Army camp and the MP for South Ribble notes that his constituency in Lancashire […]