Veterans' Mental Health Awareness Day, South Wales

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News & Diary of Engagements February 2017

February 2017

9 - 1 Royal Welch Castlemartin Ranges

17 - British Commission for Military History

20 - Veterans' Mental Health Awareness Day, South Wales

21 - Welsh Government WW1 Commemorations

22 - Strata Florida Trust

26 - 27 RWF Trust, Caernarfon Castle


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uk-security-expertiseBritain should use its security expertise as a bargaining chip
Richard Walton said the UK would be in a stronger negotiating position if it withdraws from Europol, the EU law enforcement agency.



euro armyBrussels chief's vision for a Euro army ...

Pooling EU resources risked encouraging member states to cut defence budgets even further, former Major General Julian Thompson warned.

In his Veterans for Britain report he said EU defence integration plans risked dragging the UK into ‘procurement coordination’ via a ‘defence single market’.


eu superstateEU SUPERSTATE: Jean Claude Juncker reveals MAJOR power grab plan for future of the bloc

The Veterans for Britain report reveals that the EU wants to be autonomous in decision making and replicate the military alliance’s work.

It also notes that Foreign Office minister said the UK “might want to be involved” in the new arrangement. Maj Gen Thompson said: “The UK needs to keep well clear of this threat to our national security. "The more we get ourselves mired in these plans, the more our unique intelligence relationship with the US risks being weakened.”


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