Debating Defence and Security at the General Election

General Election 2015In the weeks running up to the UK General Election, RUSI hosted a series of debates and contributions covering defence and security. Watch below contributions from the main parties and additional commentary.



Three main party presentations

Conservative Logo Labour Party Liberal Democrats
Michael Fallon presenting the Conservative Party view Vernon Coaker persenting the Labour Party view William Wallace presenting the Liberal Democrat Party view


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