UK Defence Review


likesfish

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Ireland off the coast of the UK it faces no realistic conventional military threats
 

sparky42

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UK defence spending over the last five years has been stable at around £36 billion in real terms. By 2019/20defence spending is planned to be £37.6 billion. The UK has achieved the NATO 2% target in each of the last eight years.

Ireland’s defence spending is lowest in Europe at 0.3% of GDP

FG are a disgrace.
We should be spending more.
Show me any party or even any majority of the public for increasing spending. The reality is any major spending increase would hit straight against "but what about the local school/housing list/hospital lists etc".
 
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