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Report published 24 April 2016
The Sub-Committee will examine the overarching policies, practices and guidance of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Armed Forces in respect of the health and safety of Service personnel during training, exercises and selection events and whether effective processes exist for capturing lessons from accidents and deaths that have occurred during such events.
The Sub-Committee is not able to investigate individual cases.
Evidence given by Penny Mordaunt MP, Minister for the Armed Forces, General Sir Richard Barrons KCB CBE ADC Gen, Commander of Joint Forces Command, Humphrey Morrison, Head of Legislation, and Adrian McDonald, Senior Lawyer, Government Legal Department, Ministry of Defence.
Evidence given by His Honour Judge Peter Thornton QC, Chief Coroner of England and Wales
Defence Committee publishes report on military exercises and the duty of care