The government works to identify the most pressing risks to our security, and put in place the ways and means to address them.

Detailed guides

  1. Preparation and planning for emergencies: responsibilities of responder agencies and others

    How the government prepares and plans for emergencies, working nationally, locally and co-operatively to ensure civil protection in the UK. Read more

  2. Surveillance and counter-terrorism

    How to make applications under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) and how the government responds to terrorist incidents. Read more

  3. NATO Summit Wales 2014: All about Wales

    A brief introduction to Wales ahead of the NATO Summit Wales 2014. Read more

  4. How to use a High Integrity Telecommunications System (HITS)

    Information on how to use a High Integrity Telecommunications System. Read more

  5. UK forces: operations in Afghanistan

    Find out about UK forces in Afghanistan Read more