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The DSF's Co-founder, Lady Olga Maitland
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

EU Referendum: Vote 'Out'
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Rt. Hon. Liam Fox, MP, former Minister of Defence.’I vote to leave’.
‘The sight of David Cameron taking the political ‘begging bowl’ around Europe to secure only minor reforms should be enough to persuade people to back Brexit.’ Mr Fox is the most senior British politician to have served in Cameron’s cabinet concludes that ‘Britain should no longer be tied to an economically failing, socially tense and politically unstable project,’ He argues that the UK should take control of vital policies and develop a new relationship with the EU.
Mr Fox will be supported by a leading businessman, to be confirmed.

Rt. Hon. Liam Fox, MP, former Minister of Defence.

Date: Wednesday, 19th April 2016

Venue: Naval and Military Club, 4 St. James Square, London, SW1. 7.30 for 8 pm. Ticket: 80 pp

Dress Code: Black tie.

Time: 7.30pm for 8pm.

Ticket Price: 80 per person.

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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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