National security capability review examined

14 November 2017

The Defence Committee holds an evidence session with witnesses who have been in senior positions in the course of previous National Security Strategy/Strategic Defence and Security Reviews in order to gain military and civilian perspectives on the process of review and the potential impact on UK Defence.


Tuesday 14 November 2017, The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 11.30am

  • General Sir Richard Barrons KCB CBE (Rtd), Former Commander, Joint Forces Command
  • Air Marshal Sir Baz North KCB OBE (Rtd), Former Deputy Commander-in-Chief Personnel, Air Command
  • Admiral Sir George Zambellas GCB DSC DL, Former First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff 

At 12.30pm 

  • Sir Mark Lyall Grant KCMG, Former National Security Adviser

Further aim of the session

The Committee will also explore the operational implications of some specific changes to capability which are reportedly being considered.

Further information

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