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Session postponed - Secretary of State for Defence Ben Wallace to give evidence on cultural defence diplomacy

17 March 2023

This session has been postponed due to witness availability

The Defence Sub-Committee on Cultural Defence Diplomacy will hold an evidence session, hearing from the Secretary of State for Defence, Ben Wallace.

How do the Armed Forces and Ministry of Defence (MOD) contribute to the UK’s global standing and soft power? This evidence session will explore the use of cultural defence diplomacy to improve the UK’s relations with both allies and other countries. The session will likely cover the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, as well as defence attachés and the department’s long-term vision for the network.

This Sub-Committee is chaired by Defence Committee member Gavin Robinson MP.


Wednesday 22 March in Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 2.30pm 

  • Rt Hon. Ben Wallace MP, Secretary of State for Defence

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