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Topical Questions

Part of Defence – in the House of Commons on 21st October 2019.

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Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace The Secretary of State for Defence

My hon. Friend makes the key point when she suggests that this could not happen without Ministers’ support, or indeed without the intention of this Government to voluntarily join an EU taskforce, a NATO task force or any other type of international task force. I can absolutely reassure her that we will not enter into any of these European schemes without doing so voluntarily and without a unilateral exit.