By David Hanson MP / Latest News / / 0 Comments
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The attempted assassination of Mr. Sergei Skripal and his daughter on UK soil was a heinous attack on UK soil. It has become clear that this was undertaken by the Russian state. The UK gave the Kremlin the opportunity to provide an explanation for the use of banned chemical weapons in the UK but they decided to turn their backs.

I welcomed the steps being taken by the Prime Minister. She has taken the right decision to protect the UK and our citizens. I wanted assurances that we will be doing all we can to track and stop the movement of Russian assets and materials into the UK and how the Prime Minister will be securing the support of our allies in NATO and the EU.

By David Hanson MP / Latest News / / 0 Comments
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It has become clear that the Russian government has been involved in using digital sabotage to attack the UK and our allies. Recent evidence shows that they have used social media to try and influence elections around the world and hacked into the German Parliament and the Danish Ministry of Defence for two years.

I asked the Minister for Digital what action the UK is taking to tackle this illegal act and if the UK has held the Russian government to account for their actions.