Past event

Members

Strong Economy, Strong Defence, Strategic Reach: Protecting National Security in the 21st Century

Chatham House, London

Participants

Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for Defence
Chair: Dr Paul Cornish, Head, International Security Programme and Carrington Professor of International Security, Chatham House

Overview

The Secretary of State will set out the scale of the challenge facing UK defence over the next decade and explain how the Strategic Defence and Security Review meets the strategic requirements of the country. He will argue that maintaining the UK's strategic reach and influence and protecting national security must be underpinned by a strong economy and adaptable military forces.