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The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Defence policy

Defence policy news from UK Parliament.

Total results 135 (page 7 of 9)
Veterans are not ‘mad, bad or sad', says Defence Committee
The public perception that most Servicemen and women are damaged by their service is wrong, say Defence Committee
25 July 2018
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Committees publish joint report on Government's arms export controls policy
Committees recommend Government considers tightening the regulation of arms-dealers
18 July 2018
UK and French Defence Committees question MoD on Anti-Ship Missile Systems in joint evidence session
UK and French Defence Committees examine Guto Bebb MP in unique session
12 July 2018
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Are the UK government and military taking emerging technologies seriously?
International Relations Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 11 July at 10.40am
11 July 2018
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Ministry of Defence must uphold the Forces' Covenant
Defence Committee publish Report on the Armed Forces Covenant Annual Report 2017
30 June 2018
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Ministers questioned on armed forces mental health issues
Defence Committee explores mental health needs of serving personnel and veterans
26 June 2018
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Defence Committee renews spending demand for 3% of GDP
Defence Committee renews spending demand for 3 per cent of GDP, to maintain the UK-US military relationship and the UK's role in NATO
26 June 2018
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Defence review must be built on firm strategic and financial foundations
Defence Committee report says programme must address the challenges presented by resurgence of state-based threats
18 June 2018
Protecting veterans from the spectre of investigation and re-investigation
Committee launches inquiry into protecting veterans from investigation and re-investigation for events that happened years earlier
12 June 2018
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Plans for future Defence co-operation with EU needs clarification
Defence Committee calls for further clarity from the Government on how Britain will co-operate with the European Union on Defence issues during and after Brexit
08 June 2018
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NATO must move beyond concepts of conventional warfare
International Relations Committee publishes report ahead of NATO Summit
05 June 2018
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Future anti-ship missile systems inquiry launched with French Defence Committee
Committee hold a joint inquiry to demonstrate, and reinforce, the bilateral defence relations
23 May 2018
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Defence Committee publish Government Response on amphibious capability
Government re-states commitment to the future of the UK's amphibious forces
16 May 2018
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Committee examines current strength of UK's relationship with USA
Committee explores how effectively the UK and the USA work together on foreign policy issues
15 May 2018
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Ministry of Defence questioned on military operations in Mosul and Raqqa
Defence Committee examines effectiveness of military actions in the recapture of Mosul and Raqqa
14 May 2018
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