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European Document Debates

Oral evidence concluded

The European Scrutiny Committee held a one-off evidence session with Ministers to discuss European Union Document debates on 7 January 2014.

Evidence was heard from:

  • Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Dr Andrew Murrison MP, Minister for International Security Strategy, Ministry of Defence

Accompanied by:

  • Chloe Squires, Head of Security Policy Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Kenny Maclure, Assistant Head, Defence Equipment and Support International Relations Group, Ministry of Defence

 

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  • 07 Jan 2014 - European Document Debates - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF228 KB) HC 975 | Published 16 Jan 2014

    Evidence given by Rt Hon David Lidington MP, Minister for Europe, and Chloe Squires, Head, Security Policy Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and Dr Andrew Murrison MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, and Kenny Maclure, Assistant Head, Defence Equipment and Support International Relations Group, Ministry of Defence.