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Lords debates impact of Ukraine conflict on UK
Members discuss implications for Integrated Defence Review, relationships with European allies and commitment to NATO. Catch up
10 June 2022
Defence Committee questions Gen Sir Richard Barrons, former head of Joint Forces Command
Committee to take evidence from Gen Sir Richard Barrons, former head of Joint Forces Command.
14 April 2022
UK’s Defence capabilities and aspirations inquiry launched
International Relations and Defence Committee launch inquiry into the UK's Defence capabilities and aspirations
01 April 2022
Treasury Committee publishes report on ‘Defeating Putin: The development, implementation and impact of economic sanctions on Russia’
The Treasury Committee warns Russia that it is heading towards economic catastrophe, but that its invasion of Ukraine will have a significant economic impact on the cost of living in the UK.
23 March 2022
Defence Committee launches inquiry into aviation procurement
The inquiry will cover the RAF and the Naval and Army Air Arms, as well as both rotary and fixed wing assets.
21 March 2022
MPs hold evidence session exploring Defence in Scotland
The evidence session will take place on Monday 31 January
27 January 2022
Defence holds session on use of military to counter migrant crossings
On 26 January, at 09.30, the Defence Committee will hold an evidence session
25 January 2022
Lords debates AUKUS nuclear agreement
Members debate new deal for exchange of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information. Catch up
18 January 2022
Lords debates Ukrainian Navy agreement
Members discuss framework agreement for official credit support for naval development and capability. Catch up
06 January 2022
MPs hear from British Astronaut Major Tim Peake on Space Defence
On 14 December the Defence Committee will hear from British Astronaut Major Tim Peake
09 December 2021
Capita examined on the treatment of MoD contracted staff
On 7 December, at 14.30, representatives from Capita face questions from the Defence Sub-Committee.
03 December 2021
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Oral evidence session on national security spending
An oral evidence session will be held on national security spending on Monday 29 November 2021.
25 November 2021
Minister questioned on Navy and Naval procurement
The Defence Committee explores issues raised over the course of the inquiry
29 October 2021
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