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Philip Hammond is allowing the armed forces to shrink in a dangerous pursuit of votes at the next election, the chair of the Defence Select Committee has suggested.
The spending decisions of successive governments have left our defences ‘hollowed out’, warns Defence Committee chair Julian Lewis
Julian Lewis believes the West is facing a threat to its security not seen since the 1980s. The Defence Select Committee chair tells Sebastian Whale why he’s fighting to increase the MoD's budget – and why he hopes the 'dire prospect' of an EU Army does not become a reality