To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the Royal Navy’s autonomous mine warfare capabilities.
The Mine Countermeasures and Hydrographic Capability project is investigating the use of autonomous systems to deliver the Royal Navy's future Mine Counter Measures capability.
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 1 November 2018 to Question 184916 to the right hon. Member for North Durham (Kevan Jones).