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

Policies 14

  1. Armed forces and Ministry of Defence reform

    We’re improving the way we use resources and simplifying our structure to support military operations and personnel better.

  2. Northern Ireland security

    How the UK government is working with the authorities in Northern Ireland to keep people in Northern Ireland safe.

  3. Emergency response planning

    How government plans to be ready and able to deal with potential emergency situations.

  4. Cyber security

    Improving cyber security to make cyber space safer for people and businesses and more resilient to cyber attacks and crime.

  5. Counter-terrorism

    How the government is preventing terrorist attacks on the UK, and on British people and businesses abroad.

See all 14 policies

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. UK Home Made Explosives (HME) Facility

    Information about the HME Facility and how government departments, industry and academia can book it to research home made explosives. Read more

  5. Local information for the NATO Summit Wales 2014

    This page contains information about local traffic, travel and road closures around the NATO Summit Wales 2014. Read more