RUSI and Forces TV Election Defence Debate

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General Election 2015RUSI and Forces TV hosted a televised debate on the big defence issues facing the United Kingdom.  Senior spokesmen from all the main parties took part in a Question Time style debate in front of a live audience at RUSI in Whitehall. 

Defence has emerged as one of the hottest issues with heated argument around spending, the size of the army, the future of Trident and how best to deal with new threats from IS and a more aggressive Russia.

Confirmed panelists were:

Conservative Party: Mark Francois

Labour Party: Vernon Coaker

Liberal Democrat: Sir Bob Russell

UK Independence Party: Suzanne Evans

Scottish National Party: Keith Brown MSP

The debate was moderated by Kate Gerbeau with expert reaction from RUSI Director General Michael Clarke.

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