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Early Day Motion 152: Drones and the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review

Categories: Articles:Peacemaking | Published: 20/08/2015 | Views: 1460
Parliament is now in recess, but your MP might be able to sign the motion electronically, or can sign it when Parliament resumes.  Early Day Motion (EDM) 152 calls on the government, as part of the Strategic Defence and Security Review, to investigate the ethical issues associated with the use of armed drones and specifically calls on the Government “to devise and disclose a distinct and overarching policy on the use of British military drones as part of British defence strategy.”

The government insists there is no difference between drones and other aircraft but multiple studies have raised significant ethical and legal questions and the APPG is arguing that these difference mean there needs to be a distinct policy on the use of armed drones. 

Read the full EDM here              Find your MP here  

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