Corporal Jonathan Bayliss

Last week I was deeply saddened by the news that Corporal Jonathan Bayliss, of the Red Arrows, who was born in Dartford and grew up in Hartley, died when his aircraft crashed at RAF Valley in Wales. Since his untimely death, tributes have been pouring in from people around the country…

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New Aircraft Carriers

Next year, the UK’s first aircraft carrier of the Queen Elizabeth Class will start sea trials ahead of its official launch. The two new aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales, will be based in Portsmouth when they are fully commissioned, with the first to make its…

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Gareth In The Commons

This week MPs voted overwhelmingly to replace Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrent. The debate in the House of Commons was quite surreal. One of the key moments was when our new Prime Minister, Theresa May, said ‘yes’ she would be prepared to use Trident. I was pleased she said this though…

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