Prime Minister (Replacement) Bill

Part of Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 2:18 pm on 29th November 2013.

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Photo of Bob Stewart Bob Stewart Conservative, Beckenham 2:18 pm, 29th November 2013

It is obvious to me that if there were a national crisis, the Defence Council would meet immediately under the Secretary of State for Defence and, if necessary, decisions would be made by that Secretary of State. I think that such procedures are in place.