Armed Conflict:Written question - 123084

Q
Asked by Nia Griffith
(Llanelli)
Asked on: 16 January 2018
Cabinet Office
Armed Conflict
Commons
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, with reference to the National Security Risk Assessment 2015, whether International Military Conflict is still considered a Tier One risk.
A
Answered by: Oliver Dowden
Answered on: 08 March 2018

The National Security Risk Assessment is designed to support a collective understanding of the most significant risks facing the UK and our interests overseas. It is used to inform the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review and considers risks over a five year timeframe. In 2015, international military conflict was assessed to be a Tier One and this continues to be the case, taking into account both the likelihood and impact of potential scenarios.

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