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International Relations and Defence Committee

Lords Select Committee

The International Relations and Defence Committee is appointed to consider the United Kingdom’s international relations and defence policy

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These pages only show information for this committee from the start of 2020 onwards. Earlier information can be found on the previous version of the UK Parliament website.

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Reports and government responses

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2nd Report - The UK and Afghanistan
Inquiry The UK and Afghanistan
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
HL Paper 208
Report
1st Report - The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa: prosperity, peace and development co-operation
Inquiry The UK and Sub-Saharan Africa
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
Government Response
Government Response to the Committee's UK and Sub-Saharan Africa: prosperity, peace and development co-operation inquiry
HL Paper 88
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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17 November 2020
Inquiry The UK and Afghanistan
Witnesses Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Prime Minister's Special Representative on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and Minister of State (Minister for South Asia and the Commonwealth) at Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office), and Baroness Goldie (Minister of State at Ministry of Defence)
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
OralEvidence
4 November 2020
Inquiry The UK and Afghanistan
Witnesses Brigadier (Retired) Ian Thomas OBE (Former Commander of Operation Toral and Dean of Academic Studies at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst), and Dr Edward R Flint (Head of Department, Defence and International Affairs Department at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst)
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
OralEvidence
28 October 2020
Inquiry The UK and Afghanistan
Witnesses Dr Avinash Paliwal (Associate Professor and Deputy Director, South Asia Institute at School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London), and Dr Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh (Adjunct Associate Professor, Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University, and Institute for Political Studies at Sciences Po, Paris)
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
OralEvidence
The UK and Afghanistan
Witnesses The Hazara Research Collective
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
WrittenEvidence
The UK and Afghanistan
Witnesses Overseas Development Institute
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
WrittenEvidence
The UK and Afghanistan
Witnesses Shabnam Nasimi
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
WrittenEvidence

Contact us

  • Email: hlintlrelations@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 7412 (committee staff) | 020 7219 8659 (Press Officer)
  • Address: International Relations and Defence Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW