Defence

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

July 2019- Soldier F

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the decision by the Public Prosecution Service for Northern Ireland to prosecute a soldier F for the […]

July 2019- Horse tethering

Thank you to those who have contacted me about horse tethering  and the ‘#BreakTheChain’ campaign by the equestrian charity, HorseWorld. I support the highest standards of animal […]

June 2019- Children in Conflict

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the protection of children in crises and conflict zones. I share your concerns about the millions of children […]

March 2019 – Violence in Gaza

Thank you to those who have contacted me about violence in Gaza. I am deeply concerned by the deaths and injuries in Gaza – the violence is […]

March 2019 – Warfare testing on animals

Thank you to those whoc contacted me about animal testing at Porton Down. The work done by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) at Porton […]

February 2019 – EDM 1744

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and EDM 1744. It is important to note that, for the time being, […]

January 2019 – Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Thank you to those who have contacted me about arms exports to Saudi Arabia. The Government takes its defence export responsibilities extremely seriously and operates one of […]

August 2018 – Saudia Arabia Arms Exports

Thank you to those who contacted me about arms exports to Saudi Arabia. I share your distress regarding the plight of the Yemini people, but I do not […]

July 2019 – UK Guidance on Detainees

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding the consolidated guidance on detainees.   The current consolidated guidance, published in 2010, sets out the principles for […]

July 2018 – EDM 1305 and Arms Exports to Israel Campaign

Thank you to those of you who took the time to contact me regarding your concerns with Israel, and in particular arms sales to the country. Firstly, […]