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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.

Reports and government responses

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Oral evidence submissions

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12 May 2020
Inquiry Defence industrial policy: procurement and prosperity
Witnesses Professor Trevor Taylor, Francis Tusa, Sir Mark Poffley KCB OBE, and Philip Dunne
Committees Defence Committee
Oral Evidence
22 April 2020
Inquiry Introductory Session with the Defence Secretary
Witnesses Air Marshal Richard Knighton CB, Lieutenant General James Swift OBE, Paul Vincent Devine, and Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP
Committees Defence Committee
Oral Evidence
17 March 2020
Inquiry The Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review
Witnesses Lord Ricketts, and Lord Stirrup
Committees Defence Committee
Oral Evidence

Written evidence submissions

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Witnesses justine montgomery
Committees Defence Committee
Written Evidence
Witnesses Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge
Committees Defence Committee
Written Evidence
Witnesses Jag Patel
Committees Defence Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: defcom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 5745 (General enquiries)/ 07565 202054 (Zoe Grunewald: Media enquiries)
  • Address: Defence Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA