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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 the Treatment of Contracted Staff for The MoD’s Ancillary Services.

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.

View previous Defence Committee website

Latest publications

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Defence Committee Formal Minutes 2021-22
Formal Minutes
Protecting those who protect us: Women in the Armed Forces from Recruitment to Civilian Life
Inquiry Women in the Armed Forces: From Recruitment to Civilian Life
Committees Defence Committee
HC 154
Letter, dated 15 July 2021, from the Minister for Defence Procurement to the Chair in relation to the Ajax programme
Work AJAX: recent developments (Non-inquiry session)
Committees Defence Committee

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  • Phone: 020 7219 5745 (General enquiries) / 07562435286 (Toni McAndrew-Noon: Media enquiries)
  • Address: Defence Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA