Theresa May has given her backing to Gavin Williamson, and insisted a fling with a former work colleague which he revealed in a national newspaper is "a private matter".
Gavin Williamson's hopes of leading the Conservative party have been severely damaged by revelations of an office fling before he became an MP, senior Tory MPs have claimed.
Gavin Williamson has said an office romance with a junior colleague nearly led to the end of his marriage.
Theresa May has put a fresh round of military cuts on ice in a move that is being seen as a victory for Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson.
Sir Michael Fallon last night urged Theresa May to hike the British defence budget or risk a decline in national security.
The UK’s armed forces could become “a very big bargaining chip” in Brexit negotiations, according to three top EU diplomats.
The Government must commit to more defence spending to counter emerging threats from countries such as Russia, the head of the Army will warn today.
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.
Britain is to deploy three military helicopters to help France take on Islamist terrorists in western African.
Britain is on the verge of “no longer being taken seriously” by other global powers because “defence has been cut to the bone,” a former armed forces minister has warned.
The Government has rejected the case for extra safeguards to prevent another prime minister taking the country to war the way Tony Blair did in Iraq.
A spending review into national security and defence is likely to be part suspended after the Defence Secretary argued future cuts had the potential to further impact the UK’s dwindling troop numbers.
The Defence Secretary has said Britain will “not hesitate” in safeguarding its waters from hostility after the Navy was forced to track a Russian vessel through the North Sea.
Gavin Williamson has intervened to stop an attempt by the Army to scrap its ‘Be the Best’ slogan and crossed swords crest.
Theresa May has said James Bond should one day be played by a woman.
The UK must “step up” and deal with the growing threat of North Korea’s nuclear capability, Gavin Williamson has warned.
The military may not be able to afford necessary new equipment as it struggles to take on further budget cuts, MPs have warned.
Veterans Aid, the UK’s frontline operational charity for veterans in crisis, has moved to new headquarters.
Theresa May was forced to step in and separate her Chancellor and Defence Secretary after a blazing row broke out between the pair in the Commons, it has been reported.
Gavin Williamson has been branded “juvenile” after suggesting that all Britons who have fought for Islamic State should be killed rather than being allowed to return to the UK.
Defence Committee chair Julian Lewis has said he will support Gavin Williamson in a “showdown” with the Treasury as he hit out at the crisis facing the department’s budget.
Philip Hammond is reportedly at the centre of a bizarre Whitehall spat over a six-figure bill for using RAF jets and helicopters.
Philip Hammond was last night branded “delusional” after he reportedly argued the army could be cut to just 50,000 troops.
Tory backbenchers have warned the new Defence Secretary he faces a "substantial rebellion" over cuts to the armed forces.