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Committee publications from the 2010 Parliament include Reports and associated evidence, Responses to Reports, oral and written evidence that has yet to be or is not associated with a Report (this includes transcripts of recent evidence sessions), correspondence and other material related to the work of the Committee.
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The Committee’s first report “First Review of the National Security Strategy 2010” introduces the work of Committee, and sets out what the National Security Strategy is, how it was produced, and how the Committee would like to see it developed. It also explains other aspects of Government decision making on national security; what the National Security Adviser does; what the National Security Council does; and how the Committee thinks it could be improved.