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Opinion: Williamson promises the Earth but can he deliver?

13th February 2019 - 14:00 GMT | by The Clarence in London

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Gavin Williamson, the Secretary of State for Defence has used a speech at Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) on 11 February to set out his personal vision for the future structure and role of the British Armed Forces. In a wide-ranging speech setting out how the UK should use its planned departure from the European Union to increase its military capability globally, he seems to have put forward a deeply personal vision of where the UK should operate, and not one necessarily rooted in existing policy.

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