Today representatives from 80 nations gather in London to discuss how best to make UN Peacekeeping ready for the challenges and opportunities of the modern world. For over 60 years those who don UN Peacekeeping’s blue helmets have held the …
Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence
Myth-making is Daesh’s stock in trade. And their biggest myth of all is that they are winning militarily. The evidence shows that is a failing proposition.
With the start of a new financial year, we mark a major milestone for Defence with our budget increasing for the first time in six years in real terms.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and Lieutenant General Gordon Messenger have answered questions from the House of Commons Defence Select Committee (HCDC) on the potential for air strikes by the Royal Air Force in Syria.
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon visits Turkey today where he is meeting the Turkish Prime Minister, the Chief of the General Staff and the Foreign and Defence Ministers. Speaking from Ankara, he said: We continue our work to degrade and …
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has hosted a visit by the US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter in London.
The Asian Achievers Awards, an annual award ceremony run by Asian Business Publications Ltd, recognises the outstanding work by individuals from across all business sectors and professions within the Asian community. This weekend was the 15th awards ceremony, themed around the contribution …
The Defence Secretary spoke on the Today Programme this morning about the action taken to keep the streets of Britain safe as part of a counter-Terrorism operation in Syria. His words can be found below.
Yesterday’s budget saw two very significant pledges by this government on defence. Firstly, the Chancellor announced that defence spending will rise each year until 2020/21.
Reserves Day was also celebrated yesterday at an event hosted by the Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, at Admiralty House in London.
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