Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 17th September 2020.

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Photo of Lisa Nandy Lisa Nandy Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, for what reason the Government is yet to join the other permanent members of the UN Security Council in ratifying Protocol V of the Convention of Certain Conventional Weapons.

Photo of James Cleverly James Cleverly Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

The UK is fully committed to the humanitarian aims of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, and has ratified four of the Convention's five protocols. The UK already abides by the spirit of Protocol V and is assessing its position with regard to ratification.

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