United Kingdom National Security Strategy

Britain’s Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond and Director General of Security Policy Tom McKane talked about the importance of the new… read more

Britain’s Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond and Director General of Security Policy Tom McKane talked about the importance of the new National Security Council set up by the coalition government after the 2010 election. 

Secretary Hammond talked about about the perceived shift in American foreign policy interest away from Europe and towards China, and policy differences between the UK and Europe over the Middle East. This hearing included members from both the House of Commons and House of Lords. Labour Party member Margaret Beckett chaired this session. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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United Kingdom National Security Strategy

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Program ID:
309801-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Dec 7, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 8, 2012

Airing Details

  • Dec 07, 2012 | 3:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 2012 | 11:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 08, 2012 | 5:31am EST | C-SPAN 3

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