Special Forces

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

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Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Conservative, Reigate

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will undertake a review of access to information on the Special Forces by Parliament to enable effective scrutiny of those forces.

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

Given the sensitivity of their activities, oversight of Special Forces is exercised through the Prime Minister and Defence Ministers. We have no plans to change the current arrangements.

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