Liam Fox

Lord Butler: 'Civil servants should not investigate MPs'

Britain’s most senior civil servants should no longer be asked to investigate accusations of ministerial misconduct because they do not have the “powers” to get to the truth, the former Cabinet Secretary, Lord Robin Butler, has suggested.

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MoD loses track of £6bn worth of equipment

The Ministry of Defence has been urged by MPs to get a grip of stock control problems which have left it unable to account for billions of pounds-worth of military equipment.

Liam Fox pledges end to MoD waste

Defence Secretary Liam Fox today pledged an end to waste and lack of control over major projects at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as he backed plans for a radical overhaul in organisation and management of the Whitehall department.

Liam Fox hails 'successful' Libya action

Military action in Libya has been "extraordinarily successful" and demonstrates Britain's continued scope for overseas missions in the wake of the defence review, Liam Fox said today.

'No wavering' on Libya, warns Liam Fox

The international community must show no sign of "wavering" in its resolve to protect the Libyan people from Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces, Defence Secretary Liam Fox warned today.