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Welcome to The Defence and Security Forum

The Defence and Security Forum was founded by Lady Olga Maitland in 1983. It was originally a campaigning organisation known as Families for Defence launched to challenge the anti-nuclear protest movements such as CND. Families for Defence’s remit was to promote the NATO case for multilateral nuclear disarmament. In the course of doing so the purpose was to focus on the importance of a proper provision for the defence of the United Kingdom.
Major General Patrick Cordingley, our Chairman Our Keynote Topics

  • International Relations
  • Economics
  • Politics
  • Defence and Security

House Of Lords: Algeria British Business Council Dinner  Booking forms 

Kindly sponsored by the Rt. Hon. Lord Lamont of Lerwick, Former Chancellor of Exchequer.

This event will discuss the Future of British Trading Relations outside the EU, The Opportunities for Algeria. A Review of the 'UK Algeria Double Taxation Convention.' 

H.E. The British Ambassador, Mr Andrew Noble, and H.E. The Algerian Ambassador Mr. Amar Abba.

Date: Thursday 11th May 2017

Venue: Peers Dining Room, House of Lords, Palace of Westminster, London, UK.

Dress Code: Black tie.

Time: 7.00pm for 7.45pm.

Ticket Price: 140pp concession to DSF members.  Membership form below.  Normal rate 165pp

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A DSF speaker. Lady Olga Maitland talking to delegates. A DSF speaker
Delegates enjoying the debate. Lady Olga Maitland chatting to a delegate. Cordingley

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