Statement on the Strategic Defence and Security Review

19 October 2010

Prime Minister, David Cameron, made a statement to the House of Commons on Tuesday 19 October on the Strategic Defence and Security Review

Strategic Defence and Security Review

The Government published its Strategic Defence and Security Review on Tuesday 19 October.

The review included the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces, the UK's diplomatic network, the intelligence agencies, security elements of the Home Office's work, such as counter-terrorism, and the UK's support for international development where it is also contributing to international security and stability.

The Strategic Defence and Security Review was overseen by the National Security Council. The National Security Council was established in May 2010 to coordinate the Government's international security agenda.

On Monday 18 October the Government published its National Security Strategy.

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