In midst of cuts, Hammond finds money to fund military rehab

In the midst of the recent Tory conference, George Osborne made an announcement of cutting £10 billion in benefits to help reduce the government’s deficit. In the face of these cuts Philip Hammond, Ministry of Defence and local MP for the constituency of Runnymede and Weybridge has announced that the government will be providing £5 million to the Headley Court Rehabilitation Centre in Epsom, Surrey. … Continue reading In midst of cuts, Hammond finds money to fund military rehab

‘No’ to Western Isolationism

In recent years the general foreign policy positioning of the states of the Western world has become increasingly isolationist. Such an orientation has been centred on the premise, now popular in public opinion, that political interference inside violence-ridden and poverty stricken countries (more often than not in African or the Middle East) rarely solves the original problems and instead creates new ones. Related to this … Continue reading ‘No’ to Western Isolationism