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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 X (formerly Twitter) usingĀ @CommonsDefence.

The Committee also has a Sub-Committee to inquire into topics of its choosing, currently on AI capacity and expertise in Defence.

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Reports, special reports and government responses

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First Report - Ready for War?
Inquiry Armed Forces Readiness
HC 26
Report
Eleventh Report - UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific
Inquiry UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific
HC 183
Report
Response to this report
Third Special Report - UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific: Government Response to the Committee’s Eleventh Report of Session 2022–23
HC 465
Special Report
Third Special Report - UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific: Government Response to the Committee’s Eleventh Report of Session 2022–23
Inquiry UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific
HC 465
Special Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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21 February 2024
Inquiry Future Aviation Capabilities
Witnesses Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Defence, and Ministry of Defence
Oral Evidence
24 January 2024
Inquiry Future Aviation Capabilities
Oral Evidence
16 January 2024
Work Army Recruiting Contract (Non-inquiry session)
Witnesses Capita, Capita, and Capita
Oral Evidence
Capita (ARC0001)
Work Army Recruiting Contract (Non-inquiry session)
Dr Susannah MacDonald (SAC0078)
Inquiry Service Accommodation
(WAFFU0086)
Inquiry Women in the Armed Forces: Follow-Up (2023)

Contact us

  • Email: defcom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3113/6168 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 2996 (media enquiries)
  • Address: Defence Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA