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Foreign Investment in UK: National Security

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL1987, tabled on 12 October 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the UK has an equivalent of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States or Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board; and if so, what it is.

Answered on

26 October 2017

As set out in the recently published ‘National Security and Infrastructure Investment Review’ Green Paper, the Government has established the ‘Investment Security Group’, a cross Government forum to bring together relevant departments and agencies to consider the implications of foreign investment for national security and ensure that Ministers are provided with timely advice on such investment.

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Cabinet Office