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Cybercrime: Finance

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 133981, tabled on 6 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Government financial support for measures to safeguard against cyber threats to democratic process.

Answered on

13 January 2021

The Government is committed to investing in cyber capabilities to protect the UK from modern threats both online and in the physical world. Defence Ministers and officials routinely discuss a range of business, including cyber issues, with HM Treasury counterparts.