What would UK rearmament cost?

A rough estimate of what 3% and 6% spending looks like

Paul Mason

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Grant Shapps en route from visiting troops in Poland. © MOD Credit: Cpl Tim Hammond

In the past week, Conservative government figures engaged with Defence have started to float a significant increase in spending. Anne-Marie Trevelyan and Tom Tugendhat (Indo-Pacific and Security ministers) called for the government to enact its 2.5%/GDP “aspiration” quickly. Grant Shapps, the Defence Secretary, upped

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Paul Mason

Journalist, writer and film-maker. Author of How To Stop Fascism.