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Committee to question industry and trade bodies on defence procurement and prosperity

19 June 2020

The Defence Committee’s inquiry is examining the defence industrial policy of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), exploring procurement policy in relation to UK prosperity and the Department’s impact on the defence supply chain.

Purpose of the session

The Defence Committee holds its second oral evidence session for the Committee’s inquiry into procurement and prosperity. The focus of this session is on the challenges of doing business with the MoD from an industry perspective. It will also explore the implications of Covid-19 on defence industry and the attractiveness of the UK defence market for investment.

Witnesses

Tuesday 23 June 2020

At 2:30pm

Panel 1

  • Nigel Whitehead CBE FREng, Director External Relations, BAE Systems plc
  • Peter Ruddock CB CBE FRAeS, Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin UK
  • Avril Jolliffe, Director Strategic Business Development, Thales

Panel 2

  • Paul Everitt, Chief Executive, ADS
  • Andrew Kinniburgh, Director General, NDI
  • Michael Formosa, Managing Partner, Renaissance Strategic Advisor

Further information

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