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Strategic Defence and Security Review

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL910, tabled on 29 June 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to establish the position of a dedicated senior military officer committed to the women, peace and security agenda in the next Strategic Defence and Security Review.

Answered on

6 July 2015

The Ministry of Defence has already established a senior military officer, General Gordon Messenger (Deputy Chief of Defence Staff, Military Strategy and Operations), as our Women, Peace and Security and Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative champion.