Defence Committee

Session 2002-03, 11 April 2003

Press Notice No. 18


The Defence Committee plans to conduct a major inquiry into the military campaign in Iraq.  This inquiry will begin as soon as appropriate after the  conclusion of hostilities.

It has been the practice of the Defence Committee since its establishment in 1979, to conduct inquiries into the lessons of major military combat operations.

Detailed terms of reference and a general invitation to submit written evidence to the Committee will be issued in due course.