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UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific

Inquiry

This inquiry will examine the UK’s tilt to the Indo-Pacific region, as set out in the Integrated Review. The region is widely recognised as being of growing importance.

The inquiry will assess UK Defence’s standing in the region. The inquiry will also look at the UK’s potential routes to strengthening its relationships in the region, whilst also examining existing relationships such as AUKUS.

 

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 4 March 2022.

Upcoming events

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Past events

Tuesday 21 March 2023
10:00am Private
10:30am Public
Oral evidence session 21 March 2023
Defence and Climate Change - Oral evidence
10:30am
  • Baroness Annabel Goldie, Minister of State
  • James Clare (Director of Levelling Up, The Union, Climate Change and Sustainability at Ministry of Defence)
  • Lt. Gen. Richard Wardlaw OBE (Chief of Defence Logistics and Support at Ministry of Defence)
  • Major General Robert Walton-Knight (Director Strategy and Plans, Defence Infrastructure Organisation at Ministry of Defence)
UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific - Oral evidence
11:30am
  • Baroness Annabel Goldie, Minister of State
  • Nick Gurr (Director of International Security at Ministry of Defence)
  • Brig. Adrian Reilly (Head of International Security at Ministry of Defence)
  • Shimon Fhima (Director of Strategic Programmes at Ministry of Defence)
Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 17 January 2023
10:00am Private
10:30am Public
UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific - Oral evidence 17 January 2023
10:30am
  • Veerle Nouwens (Senior Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific at Royal United Services Institute (RUSI))
  • Brigadier (ret.) Ben Barry (Senior Fellow at International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS))
11:30am
  • Seth Jones (Director, International Security Programme at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS))
  • John Hemmings (Senior Director, Indo-Pacific Foreign and Security Policy at Pacific Forum)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 6 September 2022
10:30am Public
UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific - Oral evidence 6 September 2022
10:30am
  • Professor Rory Medcalf (Head of National Security College at The Australian National University)
  • Dr Marcus Hellyer (Senior Analyst at Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI))
11:30am
  • Mr Ben Bland (Director at Chatham House (Asia-Pacific Programme))
  • Dr Rob Yates (Lecturer at University of Bristol)
Room 8, Palace of Westminster
Tuesday 7 June 2022
2:00pm Private
2:30pm Public
UK Defence and the Indo-Pacific - Oral evidence 7 June 2022
2:30pm
  • Meia Nouwens (Senior Fellow, Chinese Defence Policy and Military Modernisation at International Institute for Strategic Studies)
3:30pm
  • Professor Steve Tsang (Director at SOAS China Institute)
  • Professor Alessio Patalano (Professor at Kings College London, Department of War Studies)
Room 8, Palace of Westminster

Contact us

  • Email: defcom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3113/6168 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 2996 (media enquiries)
  • Address: Defence Committee, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA