Armed Forces: Northern Ireland

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 4th February 2021.

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Photo of Stephen Morgan Stephen Morgan Shadow Minister (Defence) (Armed Forces and Defence Procurement), Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Northern Ireland Protocol (a) places limits on his Department's ability to conduct operations and (b) causes delays to those operations.

Photo of Stephen Farry Stephen Farry Alliance, North Down

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the UK's departure from the EU has created obstacles to moving military equipment between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

The Protocol is clear that it respects the essential state functions and territorial integrity of the UK. It therefore places no restrictions on military movements between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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