Conservative MP for New Forest East
A master of his material, Andrew Roberts’s study of nine war leaders is both incisive and engaging, says Julian Lewis MP
With Corbyn a lifelong pacifist and opponent of the UK strategic nuclear deterrent, Conservative MPs might want to rethink the judgment that there are no votes in defence, writes Julian Lewis MP
A negative press briefing shows the MoD to be fighting back against misjudged cuts. Defence Select Committee chair Julian Lewis reports on the coup that failed
We have dangerously downgraded the status of defence in our national priorities. Spending must rise to 3% of GDP if the UK is to face up to modern-day threats, writes the chair of the Defence Select Committee Julian Lewis
Salisbury shows that the downgrading of defence must be reversed. We need a spending target of 3% of GDP, writes Defence Select Committee chair Julian Lewis
The distortion that most veterans are mentally damaged by their time in uniform is not only a myth but also potentially damaging to veterans, since it may discourage them from seeking help, says Chairman of the Defence Committee, Julian Lewis MP.
Like Russian leaders before him, Vladimir Putin respects strength and punishes weakness. The Defence Secretary must win his battle with the Treasury for more funding, writes Julian Lewis
The spending decisions of successive governments have left our defences ‘hollowed out’, warns Defence Committee chair Julian Lewis
Conservative MP Julian Lewis is standing to be re-elected chair of the Defence Select Committee against his colleague, Johnny Mercer. He outlines below why he's the right person for the job.