Policy paper

International classified information

This document sets out how the government protects and exchanges international classified information.


International classified exchanges


This document sets out:

  • how the UK protects international classified information provided to government
  • how the government can exchange UK classified information with international partners
  • the various roles and responsibilities of UK government departments, agencies and contractors
Published 4 April 2014
Last updated 30 November 2016 + show all updates
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