Category: APPG Drones Update

Air Force officials are seeking volunteers for future training classes to produce operators of the MQ-1 Predator unmanned aircraft.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt Col Leslie Pratt)

Drones and Chilcot

Today, the APPG Chair and several members will participate in the Chilcot debate. The Chilcot report into the Iraq war contains valuable lessons for shaping UK policy on the use of armed drones. A summary...

Reaper Aircraft Flies Without Pilot From Creech AFB

‘Eye in the Sky’ and Parliament

As the APPG on Drones hosted a parliamentary view and discussion of the film ‘Eye in the Sky’ yesterday, the Defence Secretary released an Armed Forces update on the convention to debate ‘conflict decisions.’ Both...

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Civilian casualty reporting

Today, peers will debate a proposal for new standards in civilian casualty review as part of the Armed Forces Bill. The amendment – ‘reporting obligation on overseas deployments (civilian casualties)’ was tabled as clause 22A...

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Questions, questions

MPs are pressing the Prime Minister further following testing questions last week from Andrew Tyrie, Chair of the Liaison Committee and Harriet Harman, Chair of the Joint Committee of Human Rights about the Government’s policy and...