Nuclear Weapons: International Law:Written question - 222573

Asked by Martyn Day
(Linlithgow and East Falkirk)
Asked on: 18 February 2019
Ministry of Defence
Nuclear Weapons: International Law
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment his Department has made of the implications for his policies of the conclusions of the New Zealand Yearbook of International Law article entitled Is the UK nuclear deterrence policy lawful? Published in Vol. 11, 2013; and if he will make a statement.
Answered by: Gavin Williamson
Answered on: 26 February 2019

I can reassure the House that the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent is fully compliant and compatible with our international legal obligations.

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