Thursday, February 27, 2020

Patrick Benham-Crosswell

Patrick Benham-Crosswell
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https://www.conservativewoman.co.uk
Patrick Benham-Crosswell is a former Army officer who has spent over twenty years in commerce, including several years in the defence sector. He campaigns for the Brexit Party.

The only problems with a no-deal Brexit are imaginary

The latest Brexit lunacy from the sclerotic apparatus that masquerades as our government is the Home Office decision that the job of checking EU...

My vote is for None Of The Above

In the Kafkaesque charade that constitutes the UK’s implementation of Brexit it’s probably time to look at things from the viewpoint of the EU,...

Hammond gets it wrong, wrong and wrong again

Spreadsheet Phil has told the Cabinet that if we leave the EU with no deal we’ll have to pay an exit fee of between...

No surrender!

So after all the huffing and puffing to date, it seems that Mrs May’s calculation is that the threat of a Corbyn government (arising...

Remember Edith Cavell, you Women in Black, and hang your heads in shame

Edith Cavell was an English nurse in German-occupied Belgium during the First World War. She tended both Allied and German casualties (as all medical...

If Russia attacks . . .

The Sunday Times reports that planning exercises on the threat posed by Russia to the UK have left defence officials ‘ashen-faced’ at the speed...

Our shrinking Army has lost its way

The Mail reports that a new book castigates the Ministry of Defence for its abject failure to recruit. The authors quote the Royal Navy...

Why the Treasury can’t balance the sexes (or balance the books, for that matter)

Today’s comedy turn from Westminster is a letter written in response to a report by the Treasury’s Women in Finance Committee. According to the...

I voted Brexit to free us from Brussels, not save the Tories

Thursday’s Telegraph has a further example of how navel-gazing has become the main activity of the Westminster Village. This time it’s David Campbell Bannerman,...

Parliament got us into this Brexit mess, now it must get us out

Writing in yesterday’s Telegraph, William Hague describes the probable Parliamentary results of either a Brexit deal or no deal. The outcome is the same...

If we’re serious about the freedom of the seas, we need warships

Two different defence stories over the weekend highlight the parlous state of our Armed Forces. Inevitably there is a Brexit dimension, but the core...

Airbus threat is pie in the sky

Oh dear, Airbus (the great European aircraft manufacturer) seems to have its knickers in a twist, according to the Telegraph. You may recall that last...

Jargon-heavy, firepower-light, the army that marches on its mobiles

A very upbeat Mark Lancaster MP, Minister of State for the Armed Forces, tells us how the British Army is ‘upping its game’. The...

Straight-talking Trump and Putin should get on rather well

The iconoclastic President of the United States has had another entertaining week of pointing out naked emperors, to the concern of the NATO and...

Tier One Military Power? Not with this underfunding

At a Spectator/BAe Systems event this week to mark the centenary of the RAF, Mark Francois MP, a member of the defence select committee,...

Trump could be right about NATO

The word is that The Don is getting fed up with NATO. For a start, the European members (including the UK) are not pulling...

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