European Commission makes power grab over British intelligence services

From the Express

The commission wants to run spy agencies, have deeper military structure between military chiefs and planning centres, an EU special forces service and an armed border force under Mr Juncker’s command.

The unelected commission bureaucrats also want control over defence research, integration of drone attacks and to run Europe’s logistics hub.


The concerns have led senior defence experts to warn the UK Government needs to make it clear it will not accept Brussels centralisation of defence and security which already risks destabilising Nato.

Maj Gen Julian Thompson, the chairman of Veterans for Britain, said: “It is essential that we have clear reassurance from Government we will be no part of these deep and pervasive integration plans.

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