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GCHQ: Amazon Web Services

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN 74965, tabled on 15 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the value of the recently reported cloud computing contract between Amazon Web Services and GCHQ is.

Answered on

18 November 2021

The national security community does not routinely avow details of the technology partnerships it enters into. Avowing details around national security technology can have potential security implications as would be the case in this scenario. However, any contract can be fully scrutinised through the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament.

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