Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy examine the NSS and SDSR 2015

DOT

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The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy are examining the National Security Strategy (NSS) and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) 2015 and would like you to take part in their inquiry.

Scope of the inquiry

The Committee is interested in receiving submissions which consider:
  • Whether the NSS & SDSR 2015 is a practical guide to investment choices across Government Departments, to operational priorities and to crisis response
  • How the NSS & SDSR 2015 addresses risk and contingency planning
  • Whether the NSS & SDSR 2015 defines "national security" in sufficiently broad terms and achieves an appropriate balance between military, economic and environmental risks
  • Whether the military voice is sufficiently represented
  • The implications of merging the NSS with the SDSR
  • The extent to which the NSS & SDSR 2015 is founded on a realistic assessment of the UK’s future goals, position in the world and uncertain future relationships with international organisations and nation states
  • Whether the links between domestic security and international security are sufficiently developed in the NSS & SDSR 2015
  • How the UK NSS & SDSR 2015 compares with similar strategies in other countries, notably the United States and France
  • Whether Joint Force 2025 will meet the strategic requirements set out in the NSS & SDSR 2015
Submit your evidence by Monday 14 March 2016.

Further information

National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 published by HM Government.

SDSR 2015 Defence Key Facts published by the Ministry of Defence.
 

DOT

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On Monday 14 March from 4.15pm, the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy will hear from academics as part of their inquiry into the National Security Strategy (NSS) and Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) 2015.

The session will focus on:
  • How the National Security Strategy was created
  • The UK’s role in the world
  • Perceived threats to the UK
  • National Security Risk Assessment
  • UK military capability
The Committee will hear from:
  • Professor John Gearson, Professor of National Security Studies at King’s College, London
  • Professor Patrick Porter, Academic Director, Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter
  • James de Waal, Senior Fellow in International Security, Chatham House
Watch the session on Parliament TV.

 

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Thanks for your input, please accept a poke with a sharp stick as a mark of my gratitude!

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DOT

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On Monday 23 May from 4.15pm, the Joint National Security Strategy Committee will hear evidence on the National Security Strategy and the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015.

The Committee will hear from:
  • Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Minister for Government Policy and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
  • Conrad Bailey, Director, Strategic Defence and Security Review and Defence, National Security Secretariat, Cabinet Office
The Committee will focus on:
  • How the National Security Strategy is being implemented
  • UK cyber security
  • The UK’s Critical National Infrastructure
Watch the session on Parliament TV.

 

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