To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the ability of the UK economy to operate effectively in the event of a major disruption to subsea cable infrastructure.
6 July 2021
The government takes the security and resilience of subsea cables very seriously, including their operation, supply chain and repair arrangements.
We regard subsea cables as critical to our national and international infrastructure and monitor a variety of risks they face. Subsea internet cables are specifically considered in the National Risk Assessment which is kept under review.