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  • Friday, March 24, 2006

    Brown on a collision course with other ministers over war powers

    Today's Independent reports that there are some in the cabinet who oppose Brown's plans for parliament to have the final say on issues of war:

    Lord Falconer insisted it would be "positively detrimental" to the ability of the armed forces to protect British interests.

    "The Government's position is that the current arrangement on the power to deploy UK troops abroad should remain as it is," he told the House of Lords Constitution Committee.

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