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|29 Aug 2018, 3:24 p.m.||Cybercrime: Security||Nick Thomas-Symonds|
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much her Department spent annually on cyber security (a) before and (b) after the publication of the National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence Review 2015.
Answer (Mr Ben Wallace)
Cyber Security policy and funding priorities are set out in the National Cyber Security Strategy 2016. This strategy was accompanied by a commitment to spend £1.9bn over the 5 years 2016-2021 on cyber security; This is in addition to routine spend on cyber capabilities across Government.