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Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence

Michael Fallon & Ash Carter - United Nations peacekeeping defence ministerial

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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 …

Defence Secretary and General Messenger on air strikes in Syria

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.

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon delivers keynote speech at the Asian Achievers Awards

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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 …

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon speaks about yesterday’s budget announcements and outlines some of the key facts about what we spend on defence.

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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.