Written question – Defence [21/20/2019]

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether there is a statutory requirement for a (a) military and (b) legal review of the Trident Replacement Decision. (661)

Tabled on: 15 October 2019

Answer:
Anne-Marie Trevelyan:

There is no statutory requirement for a military or legal review of the decision to maintain the United Kingdom’s nuclear deterrent.

The answer was submitted on 21 Oct 2019 at 11:58.