Question / Navy: Taiwan Strait

Question for Ministry of Defence
UIN 125, tabled on 11 May 2021

Tobias Ellwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has for the Royal Navy to visit the Taiwan strait.

James Heappey

Answered on
18 May 2021

The Royal Navy will next navigate the Taiwan Strait when navigationally expeditious to do so and in accordance with international law and operational requirements.

To preserve operational security, the Royal Navy does not discuss the specifics of the operational routings of ships in advance.