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Penny Mordaunt made history this year by becoming the first woman to be appointed Secretary of State for Defence. After deciding to back Jeremy Hunt in the Tory leadership contest, the Cabinet Minister is focussing on improving the lives of military personnel and their families. She walks Kevin Schofield through her plans for the MoD, and explains why the Treasury has been ‘missing a trick’
Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has accused Philip Hammond of failing to appreciate the value of military spending to the nation.
Downing Street has warned Iran that nothing is off the table in response to its "destabilising activity" in the Middle East.
The sacrifice demonstrated on D-Day remains unprecedented and it is vital that we celebrate the hard-won peace, democracy and diversity that these brave men and women fought for, writes Stephen Morgan
Theresa May has been accused of a "betrayal" of Northern Ireland veterans as a leaked memo suggested she personally intervened to stop ministers drawing up a new law to shield them from prosecutions.
The Government allowed exports of telephone hacking kit to Saudi Arabia in the months following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, PoliticsHome can reveal.
Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised fresh action to stop Armed Forces veterans from being "unfairly" pursued over historic killings.
Jeremy Hunt has called for Britain to "decisively increase" its defence spending in comments likely to be seen as a pitch for the Conservative leadership.
Penny Mordaunt has said that dealing with the treatment of Army veterans facing prosecution over their actions in Northern Ireland is a "personal priority" for her.
Outspoken Tory MP Johnny Mercer has told Theresa May he will no longer support the Government in protest at elderly veterans facing prosecutions over historic killings.
CEO Veterans Aid Dr Hugh Milroy responds to Paul Sweeney MP’s call for equal citizenship rights for ‘second-class Commonwealth soldiers’
We must bring true equality to those who serve in our armed forces by granting them and their families the right to full British citizenship, says Paul Sweeney MP.
Instead of celebrating these weapons, we should be embracing the opportunity to work towards disarmament for humanitarian good, the Labour MP writes.
Gavin Williamson will avoid a criminal investigation into his alleged role in leaking top-secret information after the head of the Metropolitan Police said the case would need to be referred to them by ministers.
Gavin Williamson should face a criminal probe after he was sacked over the Huawei leak, according to senior politicians.
Gavin Williamson has denied being the source of the Huawei leak after being sacked as Defence Secretary by Theresa May.
Theresa May has sacked Gavin Williamson as Defence Secretary after a Whitehall probe found him guilty of leaking her decision to give Chinese firm Huawei a role in the development of the UK's 5G network.
Theresa May is facing growing calls to order a leak inquiry after secret discussions by Cabinet ministers about Chinese telecoms giant Huawei's role in Britain's 5G network were made public.
Theresa May is to let Chinese telecoms giant Huawei build parts of Britain's new 5G network despite security warnings from ministers.
Barrow MP John Woodcock writes to mark the 50th anniversary of the UK's continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent following a debate in the House of Commons.
Speaking at the defence and security round table supported by PA Consulting, Sir Mark Sedwill, Cabinet Secretary said that after Brexit, the UK needs to use national capabilities in the most coherent and effective way possible.
Britain’s armed forces have set up a team in a nuclear-proof bunker underneath the Ministry of Defence as part of preparations for a no-deal Brexit, officials have said.
Ministers have been accused of failing to acknowledge a "historic debt" to black soldiers who served in World War Two amid claims they were paid significantly less than their white comrades.
To fight back against dropping recruitment rates, the Army must revise its entry criteria and speed up the application process, says Anne-Marie Trevelyan