To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the armed forces will be used to police civil unrest in the event that the scenarios outlined in Operation Yellowhammer: HMG Reasonable Worst Case Planning Assumptions occur.
30 September 2019
The Ministry of Defence has been working across Government, including with the Home Office and the National Police Chiefs' Council, to ensure that Government is adequately prepared for the range of YELLOWHAMMER Planning Assumptions. The maintenance of public order is the responsibility of the police. There are no plans to utilise military personnel in the event of civil unrest in the event of a no-deal Brexit.