Nuclear Disarmament

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 4th December 2018.

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Photo of Deidre Brock Deidre Brock Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Devolved Government Relations), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Environment and Rural Affairs), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Wales)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress his Department has made on meeting the commitment in the Strategic Defence and Security Review, published in 2010, to reduce the UK's nuclear warhead stockpile ceiling from not more than 225 to not more than 180 by the mid 2020s.

Photo of Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson The Secretary of State for Defence

Holding answer received on 30 November 2018

We continue to keep our nuclear posture under constant review in the light of the international security environment and the actions of potential adversaries.

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