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UK defence industry calls for clarity on ‘buy British’ policy

In The News, 21 May 2019
Trevor Taylor, an analyst with the defence think-tank the Royal United Services Institute, said compromises in procurement were inevitable because of conflicting pressures on the defence sector. The close relationship with the US, which brings a desire to buy from America, conflicts with the desire to help the domestic industry. The result, he said, was that “there is no real coherent message in terms of strategy”.

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Trevor Taylor
Professorial Research Fellow, Defence, Industries and Society

Trevor Taylor is Professorial Research Fellow in Defence Management at RUSI, where he heads up a research programme in Defence,... read more