Armed Forces: Investment - Private Notice Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:07 pm on 22nd January 2018.

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Photo of Lord Trefgarne Lord Trefgarne Chair, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee, Chair, Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee 3:07 pm, 22nd January 2018

My Lords, should it not be remembered that, for every hour of every day and every night, somewhere in the world one of our Trident submarines is on patrol, ready to respond should our supreme national interest so require? Should not any potential aggressor be reminded accordingly?