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Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill

Commons Select Committee

The Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill has now completed its programme of work.

The Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill was appointed by the House of Commons to examine the Armed Forces Bill 2019-21. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @ArmedForcesBill.

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.

View previous Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill website

Reports, special reports and government responses

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Special Report of Session 2019–21: The Armed Forces Bill
Work Armed Forces Bill (Regular evidence sessions)
Committees Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill
HC 1281
Report
Response to this report
Written Ministerial Statement
Government Response

Oral evidence transcripts

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24 March 2021
Work Armed Forces Bill (Regular evidence sessions)
Witnesses Johnny Mercer MP, Minister for Defence People and Veterans (Minister for Defence People and Veterans at Ministry of Defence, and Ministry of Defence and Minister for Veterans’ Affairs at Cabinet Office), and Damian Paterson (Deputy Director at Office for Veterans’ Affairs)
Committees Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill
Oral Evidence
24 March 2021
Work Armed Forces Bill (Regular evidence sessions)
Witnesses Lieutenant General James Swift (Chief of Defence People at Ministry of Defence), Helen Helliwell (Director Armed Forces People Policy at Ministry of Defence), Caron Tassel (Head People Secretariat at Ministry of Defence), David Howarth (Head Service Complaints and Justice Transformation at Ministry of Defence), and Ben Bridge (Deputy Director, Command, Discipline and Constitutional Law team at Ministry of Defence Legal Advisers)
Committees Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill
Oral Evidence
24 March 2021
Work Armed Forces Bill (Regular evidence sessions)
Witnesses Nadine Dorries MP (Minister of State at Department of Health and Social Care), William Vineall (Director and Chair of the Armed Forces Partnership Board at Department of Health and Social Care), Professor Jason Leitch (National Clinical Director at Scottish Government), Dr Fiona Jenkins (Veterans Lead and Executive Director for Therapies and Health Science at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board ), Kate Davies CBE (Director of Health and Justice, Armed Forces and Sexual Assault Referral Centres at NHS England), and Dr Jonathan Leach (Armed Forces Clinical Lead at NHS England)
Committees Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill
Oral Evidence
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Witnesses Ministry of Defence
Committees Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill
Written Evidence
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Witnesses Air-Vice Marshal (retd) Ray Lock CBE (Chief Executive at Forces in Mind Trust)
Committees Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill
Written Evidence
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Witnesses Forces Watch
Committees Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill
Written Evidence

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  • Email: afbillcom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 6595 (General enquiries)
  • Address: Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA