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Nick Harvey said voters would have to be sold a "subtle" argument in favour of austerity at the next election. "I don’t think voters are ready for [austerity] but they’re going to get it because the reality is that whoever wins the elect... Continue to article
Prime minster David Cameron and deputy prime minister Nick Clegg are expected to make an announcement on childcare Prime minister David Cameron hosts British winter Paralympic medal winners at Downing Street Energy secretary Ed Davey ... Continue to article
Nick Harvey said the Liberal Democrats needed to prove they were not in the pockets of the Conservative party in the run-up to the general election. "I suppose party conference is bound to be a moment of party tribalism. Of course with a... Continue to article
From: John Woodcock Sent: 17 February 2014 11:16 Dear Nick, It is good to get chance to do this. Disagreement over the future of the UK’s nuclear deterrent is so often mischaracterised as a debate between war mongers who get t... Continue to article
Nick Harvey said Ed Miliband would be making a "smarter political move" if he replaced Ed Balls with Alistair Darling. "Let’s be honest, Ed Balls is having what they would call on Hackney Marshes ‘a mare’ – his whole plan B thing didn’t ... Continue to article
Armed Forces minister Nick Harvey hinted that a decision on Trident could be delayed until after the next election, as Liberal Democrat pass a motion supporting putting the nuclear weapons system in the strategic defence review. Party whip Tessa Munt has threatened to resign her post over the issue.
Defence secretary Liam Fox has told his US counterpart Robert Gates that Britain will keep its nuclear deterrent, despite the 19% planned cuts to the MoD. The Sun reveals that defence chiefs plan to reduce the Royal Navy's battleship fleet by half to make savings.
A final decision on a replacement for Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent is expected to be delayed until after the next election according to armed forces minister Nick Harvey. He told Lib Dem conference that holding off until 2015 would be of "profound political significance".
Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth clashed with his rivals Liam Fox of the Conservatives and Nick Harvey of the Liberal Democrats over the decision to make senior military personnel travel second class, in a head-to-head debate last night.
Defence minister Nick Harvey is to outline the nature of cyber attack threats facing the UK in a speech to the think tank Chatham House. He will also explain how the government intends to use cyberspace to help the military fight the wars of the future.
Tensions between the Treasury and the Ministry of Defence are at an all time high ahead of the strategic defence review. The Sunday Times reports warnings by defence officials, academics and army members that the review could seriously harm the UK's military capability if rushed.
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