Brexit: Chief executive of UKNDA calls EU referendum result a triumph

THE chief executive of Portsmouth-based UK National Defence Association has welcomed the news that the UK will leave the European Union.

Friday, 24th June 2016, 11:18 am
Updated Friday, 24th June 2016, 12:23 pm

Andy Smith from UKNDA, a military campaign group, has supported Brexit and called this morning’s EU referendum result a triumph.

He said: ‘We welcome the result of the referendum on EU membership, which is a great triumph for British democracy.

‘Despite the scaremongering propaganda of “Project Fear”, the truth is that a sovereign, independent Britain outside the EU will be safe and secure in the world as long as we invest sufficiently in our national defence and security.

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‘We need to provide our armed forces and our security and intelligence services with the resources that they need.

‘We also need to continue to work with other western democracies for a strong Nato.’