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Special Forces

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 111620, tabled on 6 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will undertake a review of access to information on the Special Forces by Parliament to enable effective scrutiny of those forces.

Answered on

16 November 2017

Given the sensitivity of their activities, oversight of Special Forces is exercised through the Prime Minister and Defence Ministers. We have no plans to change the current arrangements.