Falkland Islands

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 16th October 2017.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Labour/Co-operative, Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has made an assessment of how the Falkland Islands could be recaptured in the event of invasion without the use of Royal Navy amphibious capabilities provided by HMS Albion, HMS Bulwark and HMS Ocean.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence remains committed to Defence and Security of the Falkland Islands and as such, protecting the right to self-determination. We undertake regular assessments of potential military threats to ensure that we retain an appropriate level of capability in the Falklands and a robust plan to rapidly reinforce, to address any such threats.

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