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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 Twitter @CommonsDefence.

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The Committee also has a Sub-Committee to inquire into topics of its choosing, currently on Foreign Involvement in the Defence Supply Chain.

Find out more about the Defence Sub-Committee

These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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Latest publications

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Letter dated 14 January 2021 from Chair of Defence Committee to the Prime Minister regarding clarification on the expected publishing date of the Integrated Review
Inquiry The Integrated Review – Threats, Capabilities and Concepts
Committees Defence Committee
HC 834
Letter, dated 17 December 2020, from the Minister for the Armed Forces in relation to under 18 recruitment - with original letter from Chair, dated 1 December 2020
The Security of 5G: Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report of Session 2019–21
Inquiry The Security of 5G
Committees Defence Committee
HC 1091
Special Report

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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