Category: APPG Drones Update

Transparency and government drones policy

The APPG has settled its appeal to the Information Rights Tribunal for information from the Cross-Government Working Group on ‘Remotely Piloted Air Systems’ (‘the Group’) and agreed ‘arrangements for increased transparency’ on the part...

The new parliament and drones

This week’s Commons’ Briefing paper, an ‘Overview of Military Drones used by the UK Armed Forces’ provides an introduction on ‘the most contentious conventional weapons system currently in use’ – and several reasons why...

Drones and the Counter-Terrorism Bill

Admiral Lord West of Spithead, APPG member and former Under-Secretary of State responsible for security, has moved an amendment to the Counter-Terrorism Bill: a new clause headed ‘Unmanned aerial vehicles.’  The probing amendment would...

Publish drones guidance

Professor Sir David Omand and Professor Michael Clark have joined forces with the APPG Chair and Vice-Chairs in asking the Foreign Secretary to consider disclosure of the guidelines governing when the UK may –...