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Inquiries - Defence Committee

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  • Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2016  Inquiry announced 12 January 2017

    The Defence Committee held a one-off oral evidence session on a range of policy areas encompassed within the 2016 Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report

  • SDSR 2015 and the Army  Inquiry announced 11 May 2016

    The Defence Committee held an inquiry into the outcomes of SDSR 2015 for the Army. The SDSR 2015 set out the Government’s strategy for the Army for the next 10 years and builds on announcements made in SDSR 2010 and the Army 2020 plan of 2012

  • Investigations into fatalities involving British military personnel  Inquiry announced 28 February 2017

    The Defence Committee are looking into the recent investigations into fatalities involving British service personnel during 'the Troubles'

Select Committee Inquiries

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.

Stages of an inquiry

Most, but not all, Select Committee inquiries are conducted as follows:

  • Written evidence called for
  • Oral evidence sessions held
  • Report published
  • Response published

Not all inquiries result in a Report

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