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National Security

Question for Prime Minister

UIN 13888, tabled on 28 October 2015

To ask the Prime Minister, what definition he uses of the term the most extreme circumstances of self-defence; if he will provide examples of situations which would meet that definition; and whether a (a) pre-emptive and (b) retaliatory nuclear attack on another state would be covered by that definition.

Answered on

4 November 2015

I have nothing further to add.

Answered by

Prime Minister