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Part of European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:08 pm on 20th June 2018.

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Photo of Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson The Secretary of State for Defence 4:08 pm, 20th June 2018

My right hon. Friend is absolutely right. If we do not change not just our military structures to ensure that they can best respond, but the political structures to which the military structures will turn to be given their direction—if we do not change, if we do not reform, if we do not have the agility to respond to the enemies that this nation and our allies face—NATO will be an organisation that is found wanting.