Membership - Defence Committee

Dr Julian Lewis was elected as Chair of the Defence Committee on Wednesday 12 July 2017.

The remaining members of the Committee were formally appointed on Monday 11 September 2017.

Member Party
Dr Julian Lewis (Chair) Conservative
Leo Docherty Conservative
Martin Docherty-Hughes Scottish National Party
Mr Mark Francois Conservative
Graham P Jones Labour
Johnny Mercer Conservative
Mrs Madeleine Moon Labour
Gavin Robinson Democratic Unionist Party
Ruth Smeeth Labour
John Spellar Labour
Phil Wilson Labour

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