Professor of Strategic Studies at the University of Exeter
Patrick Porter is Professor of Strategic Studies at the University of Exeter, where he is the Academic Director of the Strategy and Security Institute. He is also a Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). He has appeared as an expert witness before the House of Commons Defence Committee, the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, and the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy.
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We'd like to see govt encourage the construction sector to use more British timber, setting a target for 40% of new housing starts in England, Wales & Northern Ireland being timber frames by 2025 (in Scotland it is already over 80%) #BiggerBetterForests policyexchange.org.u…
RT @IGMansfield In 2009, Scotland led England in maths and reading and was just one point behind on science. Now, England is ahead on all three. This week's #PISA rankings vindicate England's school reforms - but there is still more to do. My thoughts here. policyexchange.org.u…
@IGMansfield BUT the UK’s science performance has either remained static or fallen in every PISA ranking since the initiative was introduced in 2000. If the UK is to be globally competitive in the knowledge economy of the future, this must be addressed and rapidly. policyexchange.org.u…