Nathan Mathiot

Articles by Nathan Mathiot

Parliament

National Security and Investment Bill 2020

The UK Government today announced that it will be modernising powers to investigate and intervene in potentially hostile direct investment on national security grounds. The…

Integrated Review #3: The UK as an Exporting Powerhouse

The UK’s Strategic Defence and Security Reviews have traditionally considered issues and capabilities affecting national security primarily, if not exclusively. However, the Government’s Integrated Review…

Defence and security export sales in 2019

Written by Nathan Mathiot, Security Policy Advisor, and Andy Johnston, Defence Policy Advisor – ADS UK Defence & Security Exports (UKDSE) released the official figures…

Disruption ahead for data flows

On Tuesday 6th October 2020 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) made a ruling on data retention regimes in the UK, France and Belgium, which…

Integrated Review #1: Setting the Scene

The Government’s Integrated Review (IR) of Foreign Policy, Defence, Security and Development was announced in February 2020 and is due to be released later this…

Achieving Economic Recovery: Security

The impact of COVID-19 The COVID-19 crisis has posed many challenges to the UK’s security and resilience sector, hitting cash flow and interrupting business-as-usual activities….