Defense

A Conservative Case for Industrial Strategy

Peter Luff | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Luff

Britain is an innovative, creative nation with world leading industries in engineering manufacturing and services. Our entrepreneurs continue to develop new products that take on the world. Manufacturing's share of national output may have fallen but we remain a major and successful manufacturing nation.

Engineering Skills - An Avoidable Threat to the UK's Prosperity and Security

Peter Luff | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Luff

In the 70s, 80s and 90s, engineering got a pretty bad press. The news was dominated by strikes and job losses and it's hardly surprising that the legacy of that time has had its impact on young people. But now engineering is one of the best paid and most secure careers a young person can choose.

Labour's Trident Policy is a Cold War Relic: Time for a Serious Reappraisal

Dr Kate Hudson | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Politics
Dr Kate Hudson

There can be little doubt that Britain's nuclear weapons will be a hot topic in the next general election campaign. With a decision on whether or not to replace Trident previously expected in this parliament, one of the coalition government's early decisions was to push this controversial choice back to 2016.

North Korea Rocket Launch: Losers and Losers

Colin Pattinson | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK
Colin Pattinson

North Korea's rocket launch is a controversial act that seems to suggest a new strategy by the North, if it really is a facade to test for long range missiles, but who really gains from its supposed desire for advanced weapon technology and its ability to threaten the further reaches of the globe?