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Armed Forces: Northern Ireland

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 147033, tabled on 1 February 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Northern Ireland Protocol (a) places limits on his Department's ability to conduct operations and (b) causes delays to those operations.

Answered on

4 February 2021

The Protocol is clear that it respects the essential state functions and territorial integrity of the UK. It therefore places no restrictions on military movements between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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