UK Defence Capability ‘Hollow Force’ After Years Of Endless Tory Cuts

SNP Defence spokesperson Stewart McDonald MP has said that trails of a speech to be made by Chief of the Defence Staff Sir Nick Carter, are ‘deeply worrying’ and add more weight to the argument that the UK’s defence capability is now a ‘hollow force’.

According to excerpts from his speech, Sir Nick Carter will say: “Our ability to pre-empt or respond to threats will be eroded if we don’t keep up with our adversaries.” He is making an unusual and rare intervention to the public debate amid concerns about endless defence cuts.

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