Category: APPG Drones Update

Inquiry launch

The APPG on Drones is launching a new inquiry into ‘The Use of Armed Drones: Working with Partners’. The cross-party inquiry panel will be chaired by former RUSI Director Professor Michael Clarke. The purpose...

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...

‘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...

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...