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6 Feb 18

Former submarines chief: UK needs new strategy to counter submarine threat

Rear-Admiral Roger Lane-Nott (retd) of Veterans for Britain argues that the UK needs a new Anti-Submarine Warfare strategy to counter the current and future...
18 Jan 18

Defence report: ‘Woefully under-resourced’ fishery protection must become a Brexit priority

A report published by Veterans for Britain gives a stark picture of the UK’s ability to protect its fishing waters after 2019. By Neptune’s Grace:...
29 Nov 17

EU finally comes clean on future UK-EU military objectives, but risks remain

In a speech in Berlin today, Michel Barnier (the EU’s Brexit negotiator) for the first time explicitly spells out some interpretations over future UK-EU...
25 Nov 17

Veterans for Britain statement on referendum campaigning and reports

As one of the registered campaigns during the 2016 referendum, Veterans for Britain regularly submitted stipulated returns to the Electoral Commission, the...
17 Nov 17

UK avoids military merger this time, but risks remain – VfB briefing paper

The UK dramatically halted its blanket consent to EU military schemes at the EU Council meeting of 13 November 2017 by refusing to enter the 'PESCO' military...
10 Nov 17

Development of Global Britain and Bilateral Relations – a strategy paper by Cdr Martin Pike

In this strategy paper for Veterans for Britain, Cdr Martin Pike argues for an expansion of bilateral agreements in support of trade and foreign policy, plus...
27 Oct 17

Brexit and Defence Integration – a short summary

This PDF attached is the 3-page document we've been circulating in October 2017 to describe the risk for the UK from staying in parts of EU Defence Union, as...
27 Oct 17

VfB chairman: UK being pushed towards EU Defence Union and ordinary people must raise alarm

Maj-Gen Julian Thompson highlighted the dangers of UK involvement in EU Defence Union in a speech to the Veterans for Britain-Bruges Group event at the fringes...