||To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to paragraphs 5.36 to 5.38
of the Cabinet Manual, whether the convention that a debate in Parliament should be
held before troops are committed in military action applies to (a) the lethal use
of armed drones, (b) military training and advisory missions (i) related to force-protection
and (ii) where there is a risk of UK personnel engaging in combat in self-defence,
(c) the use of special forces in long-term combat missions and (d) the embedding of
UK military personnel in foreign militaries; and if he will make a statement.