Defence chiefs have been left stunned and angry by the Treasury's refusal to finance the £20 billion, (and BTW that's only the initial cost it could be up to £70 billion), cost of replacing Britain's ageing nuclear deterrent.
George Osborne, the Chancellor, has ruled that the entire cost of the new system must be found from within the day-to-day defence budget. The ruling has caused disarray within the Ministry of Defence where officials are already struggling to find cost savings of 20 per cent – or £7 billion – from next year's budget.
Britain should accept that it is no longer a warrior race. We should not be involved in the invasion of some one else's land, in this day and age. Can anyone explain to me what the fuck we want with an