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Defence Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Defence Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Ministry of Defence and its associated public bodies.

The Committee has also a Sub-Committee to inquire into topics of its choosing. Currently on the Security of 5G. Find out more about the Defence Sub-Committee.

For information about the work of committees before 2020 please go to inquiries before 2020 and publications before 2020. For information on former committees before 2020, please visit former committees.

Latest publications

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Letter, dated 22 June 2020, from the Minister for Defence Procurement, in relation to the MARS tanker learning from experience report - with original letter from the Chair dated 18 May 2020
Inquiry Defence industrial policy: procurement and prosperity
Committees Defence Committee
Letter from the Secretary of State for Defence, dated 9 June 2020, in relation to the next review of the Single Source Contract Regulations (SSCRs)
Letter, dated 6 May 2020, from the Chair to the Secretary of State for Defence in relation to Huawei and F35
Inquiry The Security of 5G
Committees Defence Sub-Committee, and Defence Committee

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  • Phone: 020 7219 5745 (General enquiries)/ 07565 202054 (Zoe Grunewald: Media enquiries)
  • Address: Defence Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA