Updated Statement: Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Updated Statement: Russian Invasion of Ukraine

I fully support the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and I condemn President Putin’s unprovoked and unjustifiable attacks. These actions are a flagrant breach of international law and will have tragic and horrendous consequences. I know people in this …

Blog: ‘Operation Red Meat’

Blog: ‘Operation Red Meat’

The idea of deploying the Royal Navy to the Channel was considered in August 2020 during what was then a peak in attempted crossing due to the calm seas that month.

Many of the objections raised then remain valid:

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