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Intelligence sidelined as British election rivals talk up defence

The budget guidelines unveiled in March by Rishi Sunak's Conservative government provide for further cuts in intelligence spending.
The budget guidelines unveiled in March by Rishi Sunak's Conservative government provide for further cuts in intelligence spending. © Reuters
In the run-up to this year's elections in Britain, the Sunak government's budget priorities have sparked a debate and prompted military spending promises. But intelligence is for now not included in the undertakings. [...]
Published on 08.05.2024 at 04:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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