House of Lords
Lord Chidgey (Liberal Democrat)
To ask Her Majesty's Government which government department is taking the lead on planning the United Kingdom response to unfolding events in Syria; which departments are being consulted; and whether their work is being directed by the Bringing Stability Overseas Board, the National Security Council or the Cabinet Office.
Lord Wallace of Saltaire (Whip, House of Lords; Liberal Democrat)
The National Security Council (NSC) is co-ordinating HMG's response to unfolding events in Syria. The NSC, chaired by the Prime Minister, has discussed the situation in Syria and the collective HMG policy response on a number of occasions, most recently at its meeting on