Hostage Rescue Operation (Nigeria)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Justice – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 13th March 2012.

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Photo of Julian Brazier Julian Brazier Conservative, Canterbury 3:42 pm, 13th March 2012

As my right hon. Friend and others have said, this was an extremely difficult operation, and one in which the odds were increasingly stacked against us. Does my right hon. Friend agree that while we commend the courage and professionalism of our special forces, it is extremely important that any examination of the details of what took place does not in any way compromise the necessary secrecy of the methods that they employ?