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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, special reports and government responses

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2nd Report - UNCLOS: the law of the sea in the 21st century
Inquiry UNCLOS: fit for purpose in the 21st century?
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
HL Paper 159
Report
Response to this report
Letter from Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park to Baroness Anelay of St Johns extending the government response to the report UNCLOS: the law of the sea in the 21st century dated 17 October 2022
Government Response
Response to this report
Letter from Baroness Anelay of St Johns to Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park on the government response to the report UNCLOS: the law of the sea in the 21st century dated 19 July 2022
Correspondence
Response to this report
Goverment response to the UNCLOS: The law of the sea in the 21st century? report
Government Response
1st Report - The UK and China's security and trade relationship: A strategic void
Inquiry The UK’s security and trade relationship with China
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
HL Paper 62
Report
Response to this report
Letter from Minister Milling to Baroness Anelay, on the Committee’s follow-up letter to the Government’s response to the UK-China report, 9 February 2022
Government Response
Response to this report
Government Response to the Committee's The UK's Security and Trade Relationship with China report
Government Response
2nd Report - The UK and Afghanistan
Inquiry The UK and Afghanistan
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
HL Paper 208
Report
Response to this report
Government Response to the Committee's UK and Afghanistan inquiry
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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1 November 2022
Inquiry Defence concepts and capabilities: from aspiration to reality
Witnesses The Rt Hon Ben Wallace (Secretary of State for Defence at Ministry of Defence), Major General David Eastman (Assistant Chief of Defence Staff - Capability & Force Design at Ministry of Defence), and Damian Parmenter CBE (Director General Delivery & Strategy at Ministry of Defence)
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
Oral Evidence
26 October 2022
Inquiry Defence concepts and capabilities: from aspiration to reality
Witnesses Dr Rob Johnson (Director of SONAC at Ministry of Defence), John Ridge (Director of Defence Innovation at Ministry of Defence), and Dr Nicholas Joad (Director of Defence Science and Technology at Ministry of Defence)
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
Oral Evidence
19 October 2022
Inquiry Defence concepts and capabilities: from aspiration to reality
Witnesses Gen Sir Christopher Deverell ((2016-2019) and Commander at Joint Forces Command)
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
Oral Evidence
DCC0013 - Defence concepts and capabilities: from aspiration to reality
Witnesses Professor Matthew Uttley (Professor of Defence Studies at King's College London), and Professor Andrew Dorman (Professor of International Security at King's College London)
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
Written Evidence
DCC0012 - Defence concepts and capabilities: from aspiration to reality
Witnesses Ministry of Defence
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
Written Evidence
DCC0011 - Defence concepts and capabilities: from aspiration to reality
Witnesses Air Marshal (Read) Edward Stringer
Committees International Relations and Defence Committee
Written Evidence

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