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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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In Search of Strategy — The 2020 Integrated Review
Inquiry The Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review
Committees Defence Committee
HC 165
Letter, dated 4 August 2020, from the Minister for Defence People and Veterans to the Chair in relation to the recruitment of the next Service Complaints Ombudsman
Letter, dated 5 August 2020, from the Minister for the Armed Forces to the Chair in relation to the UK-US Modernisation Agreement (MOA)

Contact us

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  • Phone: 020 7219 5745 (General enquiries) / 075 4651 7626 (Joe Williams: Media enquiries)
  • Address: Defence Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA