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The Freedom Association welcomes the planned increase in defence spending

Commenting on the Government's announcement that an additional £16.5 billion will be spent on defence, Andrew Allison, Head of Campaigns of The Freedom Association, said: 

"Defence of the realm must be any Government's number one priority, and this £16.5 billion boost to military spending is very welcome news.

"One of our 'Eight Principles of a Free Society' is strong national defences, and it is pleasing that the Prime Minister realises that as we live in a hostile world it is imperative that we defend our country properly.

"This announcement will be seen across the world that the UK is still a major player and a reliable NATO ally." 



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