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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 September 2020, to the Defence Secretary in relation to armed forces personnel giving evidence to the committee
Correspondence
Letter, dated 18 September 2020, from the Minister for Defence People and Veterans, in relation to vexatious claims against veterans and the Overseas Operations Bill
Correspondence
Formal Minutes 2019-21
Formal Minutes

Contact us

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