Apr 28, 2019 Comment - News

Ministers let the EU expand defence integration schemes they had just put into the exit deal

When Theresa May announced a deal with the EU on 14 November,  it quickly became clear that it conceded even more ground to the EU's new...
Feb 26, 2019 News - Opinion

Ex-Army MP: EU military moves put NATO at risk

An MP who was formerly a senior British Army officer has described his concerns about the EU's military moves and their impact on...
Jun 5, 2018 Comment - News - Opinion - Uncategorised

Who Pays the Piper?

Former soldier and diplomat Adrian Hill continues his series on the diplomatic and defence environment of the UK’s departure from the EU....
May 24, 2018 News - Opinion

Churchill’s lesson for today’s ministers on EU Defence

The new European Defence Union is in many ways identical to the failed European Defence Community of the 1950s. Both have a common...
Feb 12, 2018 Comment - News - Opinion - Uncategorised

Risks arising from UK involvement in EU Defence Union

10 things to know – a briefing by ex-military officers and supporters of Veterans for Britain, February 2018   MPs will be...
Nov 17, 2017 Comment - Defence Policy Documents - News - Uncategorised - VfB Publications

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...
Oct 27, 2017 Comment - News

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...