International Disinformation Threat

Defence – in the House of Commons on 2nd November 2020.

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Photo of Owen Thompson Owen Thompson SNP Whip

What assessment he has made of the potential threat of international disinformation to the security of the UK.

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

The Ministry of Defence takes the threat posed by malicious disinformation campaigning by state and non-state actors very seriously. Working with allies and partners across Government collectively, we monitor such activity closely, assess the risk, and take action to counter it if appropriate.