Jun 25, 2017 Comment - News

Defence & Diplomacy After Brexit: The Need to Know

Veterans for Britain welcomes contributions to the debate from our members. Here,  Adrian Hill, a former soldier and diplomat, continues...
Jun 25, 2017 Comment - News

What happens now? The strategic implications of the General Election on Britain’s Defence and Security

After the ‘snap’ election – and after a very (unnecessarily?) long 7 week campaign - Theresa May’s parliamentary majority blew up...
Jun 25, 2017 Comment - News

Defence & Diplomacy After Brexit: A Diplomat’s View

Veterans for Britain welcomes contributions to the debate from our members. In the first of such contributions,  Adrian Hill, a former...
May 22, 2017 Comment - News

VfB summarises the European Defence Fund

The European Defence Fund provides the EU with its first central defence budget. About 90% of the fund will be placed into ‘defence...
May 17, 2017 Comment

VfB Board Member Sets Out Manifesto Priorities

In an article for The Daily Telegraph, Colonel Richard Kemp, Advisory Board Member of Veterans for Britain, sets out what he believes the...
May 16, 2017 Comment

VfB call for the Government to boost defence spending beyond 2% of GDP

Former commanders of British forces in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Falklands say Europe is endangered by EU leaders’ unwillingness to fully...
Mar 1, 2017 Comment

Veterans for Britain highlights EU Defence Union plans and the risk for the UK

The following is the executive summary of the report written by Maj-Gen Julian Thompson and Dr Lee Rotherham and released on 2 March 2017....
Feb 19, 2017 Comment

Ex-counter terrorism chief: UK in stronger negotiation position if it withdraws from Europol

Richard Walton, the former head of the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command SO15, says the UK could leave formal membership of...
Feb 15, 2017 Comment

A Summary of EU Defence Integration Since June 2016

The UK Government has given way to a major power-grab by the EU in defence, despite the UK public’s instruction to leave. Proposals have...
Oct 12, 2016 Comment - News

We answer pro-EU MPs’ ‘Brexit for Defence’ questions

Pro-EU Labour politicians have sent 170 ‘Brexit questions’ to the government ahead of an Opposition Day debate in Parliament. The...