Defence Committee

Session 2007-08, 21 October 2008

Joint Evidence Session


Joint Evidence Session

SECRETARIES OF STATE FOR DEFENCE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO APPEAR BEFORE SELECT COMMITTEES

ANNOUNCEMENT OF ORAL EVIDENCE SESSION

IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN

Tuesday 28 October 2008

The Defence and Foreign Affairs Committees are holding a joint evidence session on Tuesday 28 October at 2.30 pm.

Oral evidence will be heard from

  • Rt Hon John Hutton MP, Secretary of State for Defence
  • Rt Hon David Miliband MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The Committees will question the Secretaries of State about the Government's policy on Iraq and Afghanistan.

The meeting will take place in the Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House.

NOTE FOR EDITORS:

The Committee was nominated on 13 July 2005. The Defence Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Ministry of Defence and its associated public bodies.

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