James Arbuthnot

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Name: James Arbuthnot
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Developers make homes application for Hook

A PLAN to build 550 new homes in Hook has been put forward – just as a village leader is raising fresh house-building concerns with the local MP.Croudace Strategic Ltd and David Wilson Homes Southern have submitted their long-awaited plan for 95 acres ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

MPs Criticize British Military over Fatal Taliban Attack

British lawmakers said military commanders had been complacent in a deadly 2012 Taliban attack on their base in Afghanistan, in which two U.S. marines were killed.The House of Commons Defense Committee, a cross-party panel of MPs, said in a report published ... [Published Naharnet - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Accusations of British Army complacency in Afghanistan - from East Hampshire's MP

British Commanders have underestimated the enemy in Afghanistan.That is the startling accusation from East Hampshire MP James Arbuthnot.He says two US Marine deaths from a Taliban attack on Camp Bastion in 2012 could, and should, have been prevented.James ... [Published 96.4 Eagle Radio - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Warning over failure to plan for possible independence

The UK Government's refusal to plan for a possible independent Scotland is "foolish and short-sighted" a senior Conservative has said in the wake of warnings by the head of the Navy.James Arbuthnot, the chairman of the Commons Defence Select Committee, ... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

UK Shakes Off Criticism of Navy Cuts

The Sun today reports comments from the Chair of the House of Commons Defence Committee, James Arbuthnot, who criticises the future size of the Royal Navy.Tough decisions had to be taken to deal with the deficit in the Defence budget, but at 2.4% of GDP ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

North East Hampshire MP defends Basingstoke MP Maria Miller

THE MP for North East Hampshire has backed Basingstoke MP Maria Miller following her resignation as Culture Secretary.Mrs Miller resigned from her position as Culture Secretary on Wednesday following the controversy over the findings of, and her reaction ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Defence cuts feared to have left Royal Navy short of ships have...

DEFENCE cuts feared to have left the Royal Navy with too few ships to protect the country have been too deep, says a city MP.Gary Streeter was reacting to controversial comments made by his Conservative colleague and Commons Defence Committee chairman ... [Published Plymouth Herald - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Royal Navy Needs Better

How about a couple of headlines to start with Britain cannot ensure food supplies because we only have 23 warships, senior Tory warns Britain needs a bigger Navy, and fast to combat Russian threat Both have seen the light of day recently, read ... [Published Think Defence - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Arbuthnot warns over UK supply lines

Cuts to the Royal Navy have left the UK vulnerable to attacks on its food and fuel supply lines, the outgoing chair of the Defence Select Committee has warned.Speaking to the Sun, James Arbuthnot said the UK had been left with too few ships to protect ... [Published PoliticsHome - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 6 reports

UK 'needs credible deterrent capability'

:21 Written by Govtoday staffEvents in Crimea prove the need for the UK's armed forces to retain a credible deterrent capability against new threats, says the defence committee.The Ministry of Defence's financial settlement in the next comprehensive ... [Published Govtoday - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

Drone pilots not ‘video gaming warrior geeks’, say MPs

British military drone pilots are not “video gaming warrior geeks” and fully understand the life and death decision they make, a committee of MPs has said.A report from the Defence Select Committee published today found that remotely piloted aircraft ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Planning minister to be invited to speak to Hook residents

A GOVERNMENT minister will be invited to speak to Hook residents who are angry about development in the village.James Arbuthnot, MP for North East Hampshire, made a promise to issue the invitation to Planning Minister Nick Boles when he spoke in front ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Mar 25 2014]

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Mr Arbuthnot said: "if the first sea lord is saying that there are these real risks then to plan in a couple of years from now - before real live independence occurs - would be foolish and short-sighted. it would be wise to start contingency planning now"

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Developers make homes application for Hook [Published Basingstoke Gazette - 5 hours ago]
Accusations of British Army complacency in Afgh... [Published 96.4 Eagle Radio - Apr 16 2014]
MPs Criticize British Military over Fatal Talib... [Published Naharnet - Apr 16 2014]
Camp Bastion Attack report published [Published Think Defence - Apr 16 2014]
MPs criticise Britain over Afghan attack [Published PoliticsHome - Apr 16 2014]
Warning over failure to plan for possible indep... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 16 2014]
Camp Bastion Attack report published [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Apr 16 2014]
Prince Harry put at risk after Taliban raid on ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
UK Shakes Off Criticism of Navy Cuts [Published Defense-Aerospace - Apr 14 2014]
North East Hampshire MP defends Basingstoke MP ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - Apr 14 2014]
Defence cuts feared to have left Royal Navy sho... [Published Plymouth Herald - Apr 13 2014]
The Royal Navy Needs Better [Published Think Defence - Apr 13 2014]
Arbuthnot warns over UK supply lines [Published PoliticsHome - Apr 12 2014]
Defence Committee Chief: Cuts Have Left Britain... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 11 2014]
Britain cannot ensure food supplies because we ... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 11 2014]
Just 'Say No' rallying cry in battle of the Urn... [Published Get Hampshire - Apr 08 2014]
MPs warn that legal cases against Army are unde... [Published Findlaw Corporate Counsel - Apr 03 2014]
Defence Committee report on Legal Framework for... [Published PoliticsHome - Apr 02 2014]
Remotely Piloted Aircraft Report: UAVs Importan... [Published Aero-News Network - Mar 30 2014]
Commons confidential: Meryl Streep and the self... [Published New Statesman - Mar 28 2014]
UK 'needs credible deterrent capability' [Published Govtoday - Mar 27 2014]
MoD’s Evasive Response to Commons UAV Report [Published Defense-Aerospace - Mar 27 2014]
Cuts to armed forces undermine nuclear deterren... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 27 2014]
MPs 'concerned' over defence cuts [Published BBC - Mar 27 2014]
Crimea Shows U.K. Must Retain Military Might, P... [Published Bloomberg - Mar 27 2014]
Ukraine shows Britain should not cut military t... [Published Reuters - Mar 27 2014]
Ukraine shows Britain should not cut military t... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 27 2014]
Deterrence in the twenty-first century [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Mar 27 2014]
UK remotely piloted aircraft key military capab... [Published Air Force Technology - Mar 26 2014]
UK government must clarify position on drone in... [Published TBIJ - Mar 26 2014]
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Camp Bastion Attack report published [Published Think Defence - Apr 16 2014]
The summary of the report from the Defence Select Committee is as follows; Background On 14 September 2012, 15 heavily-armed Taliban insurgents infiltrated the camp and attacked the airfield. The ensuing engagement lasted into the next day and resulted ...
The Royal Navy Needs Better [Published Think Defence - Apr 13 2014]
How about a couple of headlines to start with Britain cannot ensure food supplies because we only have 23 warships, senior Tory warns Britain needs a bigger Navy, and fast to combat Russian threat Both have seen the light of day recently, read ...
Defence Committee Chief: Cuts Have Left Britain... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 11 2014]
A Tory MP has warned that Britain's navy is now so small that it may not be able to protect key shipping lanes. James Arbuthnot, outgoing chairman of the Commons Defence Committee, condemned the government's defence policy, which has seen Britain’s ...
Remotely Piloted Aircraft are a Key Military Ca... [Published Think Defence - Mar 25 2014]
Remotely Piloted aircraft are a key military capability for the future, say MPs as their report into ‘drones’ is published. The rapid development of remotely piloted air systems (commonly called “drones”) by the UK Armed Forces over the past decade ...
News story: Remotely piloted aircraft report [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Mar 25 2014]
The rapid development of remotely piloted air systems by the UK armed forces over the past decade has contributed greatly to the effectiveness of military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, says the report. And that the provision of enhanced intelligence, ...
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