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Defence news from UK Parliament.

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MPs to question Johnny Mercer MP and Nadine Dorries MP
Johnny Mercer and Nadine Dorries will be questioned by the Defence Committee on mental health of the Armed Forces and Veterans.
22 January 2021
Lords debates Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Bill
Members discuss Geneva conventions, Northern Ireland and exclusion of sexual offences
21 January 2021
Four short debates in House of Lords
Short debates are a chance for members to discuss policy issues and raise matters of concern. 
21 January 2021
Former chief executive of National Cyber Security Centre questioned
The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy questions Professor Ciaran Martin
13 January 2021
Defence to hold session on mental health of Armed Forces and Veterans
The Defence Committee will reflect on any updates since the Committee’s reports on mental health were released in the last parliament.
08 January 2021
Committee examines arms export controls: Initial review
The Committees on Arms Export Controls examines issues including Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2019 and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the licencing system
07 January 2021
Sub-Committee to hear from Nadhim Zahawi and Jeremy Quin
The Defence Sub-Committee on Foreign Involvement in the Defence Supply Chain will hold its final evidence session, hearing from the Minister for Business and Industry, and the Minister for Defence Procurement.
10 December 2020
Defence Committee holds pre-appointment hearing for the post of Service Complaints Ombudsman
The hearing examined the suitability of the Government’s preferred candidate for the post of Service Complaints Ombudsman.
26 November 2020
Defence contribution to UK pandemic response examined
Defence Committee explores the management of the crisis and what has been accomplished to date
20 November 2020
Chair reacts to PM’s statement on defence spending, the Integrated Review and global Britain
Chair of the Defence Committee, Tobias Ellwood comments on the Commons statement
19 November 2020
Foreign Involvement in the Defence Supply Chain examined
Defence Sub-Committee examines hostile foreign investments and the National Security and Investment Bill
19 November 2020
“Debilitating” lack of funded plan for Carrier Strike threatens UK military power
Committee publish their report Delivering carrier strike
13 November 2020
Defence Committee to question MoD on defence procurement and prosperity
Jeremy Quin MP, Minister of State for Defence Procurement will take questions from the Defence Committee.
12 November 2020
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