Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 14th July 2021.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether hon. Members will have a vote on future military operations in Afghanistan in the event that the Government plans to re-enter that country.

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

Overseas operational deployments of military personnel are notified to Parliament in line with the longstanding convention of successive Governments.

Military commitments are a decision for the Government of the day. Any decisions on our future presence will be made in consultation with our Allies.

The UK remains committed to supporting the development of the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces on their path to becoming fully self-sufficient and in maintaining security for the people of Afghanistan.

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