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John Baron MP calls for increased defence spending

February 19, 2015
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MP says Defence Secretary is right on Russia Today the Secretary of State for Defence, Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, warned that Russia posed a ‘real and present danger’ to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, and pointed to increased Russian defence spending. It also emerged this morning that RAF Typhoon aircraft were scrambled yesterday to...
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John Baron MP presses Foreign Secretary on defence spending during Ukraine debate

March 18, 2014
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MP says Crimea holds lessons which need to be heeded During the debate in the House of Commons today on the Ukraine, John Baron MP has described events in Crimea as a wake-up call, and again argued that Britain needs to spend more on its Armed Forces. This follows a fuller explanation in Hansard...
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