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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. You can follow the Committee on X (formerly Twitter) usingĀ @CommonsDefence.

The Committee also has a Sub-Committee to inquire into topics of its choosing, currently on AI capacity and expertise in Defence.

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Latest publications

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Letter dated 29 January from the Secretary of State for Transport to Chair regarding Chinese identifying vessels in the red sea.
First Report - Ready for War?
Inquiry Armed Forces Readiness
HC 26
Letter dated 30 January 2024 from the Chair to Secretary of State regarding the future of the Albion Class amphibious ships
Work UK amphibious capabilities and the Royal Marines (Non-inquiry session)

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  • Phone: 020 7219 3113/6168 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 2996 (media enquiries)
  • Address: Defence Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA