XXXVII, No 15, 05/08/2019
UK’S industrial engagement policy fades away: New government invites submissions on a formal offset policy
The UK’s “Defence and Security Industrial Engagement Policy” (DSIEP) has evaporated. Data has not been collected or monitored properly since 2016. Parliament’s defence committee has launched a new inquiry into defence industrial policy, suggesting that the government may re-introduce a formal offset approach after Brexit when the EC defence directive will no longer apply.