Ben Wallace

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Senior UK ministers head to Australia to cement defence and trade ties
Liz Truss and Ben Wallace aim to build on Aukus defence pact with Britain’s key ally

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Jan, 2022 @7:24 PM

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UK supplying Ukraine with anti-tank weapons, MPs told
Defence secretary says ‘support is for short-range and clearly defensive weapon capabilities’

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

17, Jan, 2022 @9:08 PM

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MoD has wasted £13bn since Tories came to power, Labour claims
Labour publishes document highlighting failed procurement projects, overspends and other administrative errors

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

05, Jan, 2022 @11:45 AM

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Labour says Johnson is breaking election promise with army reorganisation – as it happened
Latest updates: Labour says PM has broken promise not to cut size of the army after restructuring announced

Andrew Sparrow

25, Nov, 2021 @4:52 PM

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British army to get extra £8bn of kit as part of radical shake-up
Defence secretary says Future Soldier programme will reconfigure army to face next-generation threats

Caroline Davies

25, Nov, 2021 @2:31 PM

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British soldiers to give more support to Poland amid Belarus border crisis
Defence secretary confirms plans being worked up to strengthen the fence breached by migrants

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

18, Nov, 2021 @10:00 PM

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UK defence minister to visit Poland amid border dispute with Belarus
Ben Wallace to set out how British troops can strengthen border as thousands of migrants try to enter EU

Dan Sabbagh

17, Nov, 2021 @7:09 PM

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Labour and Tories join calls for UK to repay Iran debt
Former foreign secretaries from both parties say settlement could help free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Michael Savage

13, Nov, 2021 @7:30 PM

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Minister accuses three MPs of drunken conduct on armed forces Gibraltar trip
Ben Wallace says opposition MPs disrespected military, but SNP says he is trying to divert attention from sleaze allegations

Damien Gayle

11, Nov, 2021 @7:26 PM

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Defence secretary summons UK army board amid series of scandals
Ben Wallace said to be ‘exasperated’ following bullying and harassment scandals and Kenyan woman killing allegations

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

08, Nov, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Nato was a political failure in Afghanistan, says defence secretary
Ben Wallace says west’s ‘resolve was found wanting’ but Taliban did not inflict military defeat

Damien Gayle

26, Oct, 2021 @5:52 PM

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UK defence minister faces call for inquiry into 2012 killing of Kenyan woman
Inquest in Kenya in 2019 concluded that Agnes Wanjiru, 21, ‘was murdered by British soldiers’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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