Today, in the Houses of Parliament, the Secretary of State for Defence stood up and announced the launch of a Green paper that will inform the shape of the next strategic defence and security review.
- Some might say that the SoS Defence is one of the key offices of state
- Some might say we are at war with huge amounts of blood and treasure being spent
- Some might say there are old fashioned concepts of respect, manners and honour
- Some might say although it is only a green paper announcement it is strategically important
Of our elected representatives, all 646 of them, the attendance to hear and discuss the announcement was this much