Nuclear Weapons

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Martyn Day Martyn Day Scottish National Party, Linlithgow and East Falkirk

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for his policies of the conclusions of the Journal on the Use of Force and International Law article entitled UK Nuclear deterrence policy: an unlawful threat of force published online on 22 September 2019; and if he will make a statement.

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

I can reassure the hon. Member that the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent is fully compliant and compatible with our international legal obligations.

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