House of Lords report: UK defence policy: from aspiration to reality?
'The House of Lords International Relations and Defence Committee has published its report looking at the UK’s defence policy, entitled ‘UK defence policy: from aspiration to reality?’
- Report: UK defence policy: from aspiration to reality?
- Report:UK defence policy: from aspiration to reality?
- Enhanced summary
- Inquiry: Defence concepts and capabilities: from aspiration to reality
- International Relations and Defence Committee
The report acknowledges the Government’s announcement that it will update both strategy documents (currently due to be produced in the first quarter of this year) but urges it to heed the Committee’s recommendations which address significant issues including a lack of clarity and purpose in the original Integrated Review. The Committee calls on the Government to set out its assessment of the developments of the last 21 months and provide a clear explanation both of its defence priorities and how it plans to translate the aspirational language of the previous reviews into practice.'
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