Joint Committee to question Prime Minister on national security

30 January 2014

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy take evidence from the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister, at 2.45pm on Thursday 30 January 2014


Thursday 30 January, At 2.45pm, Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House 

  • Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister

Lines of questioning

The Committee is expected to focus on:

  • The Prime Minister’s views on the National Security Strategy and the effectiveness of the National Security Council which he established in 2010;
  • The impact that the National Security Strategy and the National Security Council have had on Government decision-making in practice;
  • The Government’s plans for the next National Security Strategy (expected in 2015), and how it will respond to new and changing risks.

Purpose of session

The session is expected to cover a range of national security issues, including the Government’s response to events in Syria, the UK’s relationship with the USA, and MOD decision-making on the future of the Army; and to look at wider national security concerns, including energy and food security, and ownership of critical national infrastructure.

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