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Defending Global Britain in a Competitive Age


The Committee is examining the defence task and capability commitments in the Integrated Review, the Defence in a Competitive Age paper and the Defence and Security Industrial Strategy. The Committee intends to evaluate how effective the commitments will be in responding to the threats to the UK and how the Government will implement those commitments.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Thursday 19 May 2022.

Work news

Act now to prepare our nation’s defences
Committee publishes its report “The Integrated Review, Defence in a Competitive Age and the Defence and Security Industrial Strategy”
28 July 2022
National Security Adviser Sir Stephen Lovegrove faces questions from Defence Committee
Defence Committee hears from the National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister and Cabinet
26 November 2021
Defence to hear evidence from US Lieutenant General (retired) Ben Hodges
Defence Committee will hear evidence from US Lieutenant General (retired) Ben Hodges, former Commanding General of the United States Army Europe
5 July 2021
Secretary of State for Defence, Ben Wallace, faces questioning from Defence Committee
Ben Wallace, will face questions from the Defence Committee on a range of topics
18 June 2021
Defence and Security Industrial Strategy examined
The Committee will discuss the Government’s Defence and Security Industrial Strategy (DSIS) with Professor John Louth, independent author and defence analyst, and Paul Hough, defence business consultant
19 April 2021
Navy in the Integrated Review examined
The Defence Committee explores what the government’s Integrated Review means for the Royal Navy
13 April 2021
Two former Chief of Defence Staff to be questioned on Integrated Review and Global Britain
The defence Committee continues its inquiry: Defending Britain in a competitive age
22 March 2021
Former Chiefs of Defence Staff give evidence on the Integrated Review
The Defence Committee begins it scrutiny of the outcomes of the Integrated Review
18 March 2021
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  • Address: Defence Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA