Kelly Thomas

Kelly Thomas

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Launch of the European Defence Fund

Today the European Commission launched its proposals for a European Defence Fund, together with a reflection paper setting out possible scenarios for the future of European…

Refreshing Defence Industrial Policy

As part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 (SDSR) , the Government committed to develop a refreshed defence industrial policy. Given the political developments that…

European Defence Action Plan Published

Yesterday, the European Commission published its European Defence Action Plan (EDAP). The EDAP is closely linked with and complementary to the Global Strategy’s Implementation Plan…

Access to Finance

Today, ADS made a submission to the BIS Select Committee’s inquiry on access to finance. Launched in December 2015, the Committee is seeking evidence as…

THE SDSR: NEXT STEPS

  Yesterday, ADS hosted a members’ roundtable event with Conrad Bailey, Director for Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) and Defence at the Cabinet Office,…