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Foreign Affairs Committee

Commons Select Committee

The Foreign Affairs Committee examines the expenditure, administration and policy of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and other bodies associated with the Foreign Office and within the Committee's remit, including the British Council. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsForeign.

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Government accepts almost all of FAC’s recommendations in “Refreshing our approach?”
Foreign Affairs Committee publishes the Government Response to the Committee’s report “Refreshing our approach? Updating the Integrated Review”
31 May 2023
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Survey into Sudan evacuation launched by Foreign Affairs Committee
The Foreign Affairs Committee interested in hearing from those in Sudan who sought evacuation
18 May 2023
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Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee visit Central Asian states
Foreign Affairs Committee is conducting a visit to the Central Asian republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and the Kyrgyz Republic
17 May 2023
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Foreign Affairs Committee launches counter-terrorism inquiry
Foreign Affairs Committee launches inquiry into the UK’s international counter-terrorism policy
12 May 2023
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European foreign affairs committees condemn "politically motivated" sentencing of Mr Kara-Murza
Today a group of foreign affairs committees from across Europe publish a joint statement about the recent sentencing of Vladimir Kara-Murza to 25 years imprisonment in Russia.
20 April 2023
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Abductor states are weaponising citizenship of British nationals for geopolitical ends
The Foreign Affairs Committee publishes report into state hostage diplomacy.
4 April 2023
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International Women’s Day: Select Committee Chairs to share their experiences in new video series
House of Commons announces a series of videos, to be released throughout March, marking International Women’s Day and International Women’s History Month
8 March 2023
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Foreign Affairs Committee visit Chile for critical minerals inquiry
Foreign Affairs Committee announces visit to Chile as part of the Committee’s inquiry into critical minerals
7 March 2023
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Foreign Affairs Committee to visit the Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre as part of inquiry
Committee to visit the Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre as part of inquiry
15 February 2023
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Foreign Affairs Committee launches inquiry on UK engagement in Central Asia
Foreign Affairs committee launches inquiry into UK engagement in Central Asia.
9 February 2023
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Foreign Affairs Committee issues call for evidence on UK universities and autocracies
Committee issues a call for written evidence on UK universities’ engagement with autocracies
8 February 2023
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Private Session: The FCDO’s approach to state level hostage situations
Foreign Affairs Committee holds private meeting with victims of state hostage taking
19 January 2023
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Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee expresses support for Brazilian people
Foreign Affairs Committee expresses support for the people of Brazil
11 January 2023
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Foreign Affairs Committee launches inquiry into critical minerals
Foreign Affairs Committee launches inquiry into critical minerals
20 December 2022
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“The more reliant we are on others, the less resilient we are as a nation”
Foreign Affairs Committee publishes report: Refreshing our approach? Updating the Integrated Review
18 December 2022
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Foreign Affairs Committee delegation visit Taiwan
Foreign Affairs Committee delegation visit Taiwan
29 November 2022
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UK-Indonesia relationship and ASEAN examined by Foreign Affairs Committee
Foreign Affairs Committee hears from witnesses on Indonesia’s foreign policy and how the UK can have a closer relationship with Indonesia
18 November 2022
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Foreign Secretary James Cleverly faces questions from the Foreign Affairs Committee
Committee hears from the Rt Hon James Cleverly MP, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs on the work of his Department
11 November 2022
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Update to the Integrated Review evidence session and call for evidence
Foreign Affairs Committee explores changes to the UK’s strategic environment and what this might mean for the planned update to the Integrated Review
11 November 2022
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Chair Alicia Kearns writes to Foreign Secretary on Chinese police stations
Foreign Affairs Committee publishes correspondence to the Foreign Secretary regarding the 16 October Manchester Chinese Consulate incident and the Government’s approach to China
3 November 2022
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