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Artist or CreatorNicholas Garland
Title or Caption"Now all we need is a new foreign policy to go with it."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Telegraph
Date06 Jul 1993
Embedded text or transcriptNew defence capability
Person DepictedHurd; Douglas
Rifkind; Malcolm
Major; John (1943-)
NotesNews: "Cuts in equipment for the armed services have been
forced on Malcolm Rifkind in addition to manpower reductions under Options for Change. Details of
the latest reductions, to save more than one billion pounds, will be outlined in the annual
defence white paper. Rifkind said that the latest round of cuts, to affect the Royal Navy and the
RAF, was made possible because developments in the last twelve months had enhanced Britain's
security. He referred to the "continued consolidation" of the friendship and co-operation between
NATO and the former Soviet Union. ... " (Michael Evans and Nicholas Wood, The Times)
SubjectsSecretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
foreign policy
Secretary of State for Defence
prime ministers
government spending cuts
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