Jim Shannon – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Cabinet Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Jim Shannon on 2015-11-10.

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what steps the Government is taking to tackle cyber attacks originating in Russia and China.

Matthew Hancock

For security reasons we do not comment on specific details of cyber security attacks. The Government takes cyber security very seriously; from 2011 to 2016, we have invested £860 million in a National Cyber Security Programme.We plan to almost double investment in cybersecurityto £1.9bn over the next five years.