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The inquiry examines the rationale behind the plans, the resources required and the achievability of Army 2020
An inquiry which aims to help shape the next Strategic Defence and Security Review
An inquiry into the future of the UK's intervention strategy.
An inquiry into the concept, targets and context of deterrence.
An inquiry into the protections and obligations—ensuring legality and legitimacy—for operational and deployed UK Armed Forces personnel.
An inquiry looking into current and future use of Remotely Piloted Air Systems by the UK military and intelligence communities.
The Committee scrutinises the MoD's Annual Report and Accounts each year.
An inquiry into the Defence Materiel Strategy, in particular, the Government owned, Contractor operated (GoCo) option for Defence Equipment and Support.
An inquiry into the events surrounding the insurgent attack on Camp Bastion, Afghanistan of 14-15 September 2012 and the subsequent response.
An inquiry into the support given to members of the Armed Forces wounded in action and to their families.
An inquiry into the security situation in Afghanistan and the progress of withdrawal of UK forces.
Defence Committee to hold a pre-appointment hearing with Secretary of State's preferred candidate
Defence Committee holds inquiry into MoD Mid Year Report
Defence Committee holds further inquiry into Defence and Security Review
The Defence Committee scrutinises the MoD Main Estimates each year
Committee scrutinises Ministry of Defence plans for the future of the Armed Forces
Inquiry on proposed reforms of Service Complaints system and establishment of Service Complaints Ombudsman
Inquiry into the Defence Growth Partnership, which was announced by the Prime Minister at Farnborough in 2012
Defence Committee launch inquiry into decision making in Defence Policy
Defence committee starts new inquiry
A one-off evidence session to scrutinise the Ministry of Defence Annual Report and Accounts 2013-14
Select Committees carry out inquiries on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs. The results of these inquiries are public and many require a response from the Government.
Most, but not all, Select Committee inquiries are conducted as follows:
Not all inquiries result in a Report
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