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Defence expenditure

Defence expenditure news from UK Parliament.

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Call for focus on High-Intensity Warfighting to Increase Deterrence
A report by the Defence Committee concludes that the UK Armed Forces have key capability and stockpile shortages
04 February 2024
National Security Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members vote on parliamentary security committee rules. Catch up
05 July 2023
Defence Committee inquiry to probe UK’s readiness for war
Defence Committee to examine the UK's combat readiness for operations
24 April 2023
Lords debates resilience of UK's Armed Forces
Lords consider impact of reduction in personnel and equipment. Catch up
27 January 2023
UK defence policy: from aspiration to reality?
International Relations and Defence Committee publishes its report on UK defence policy
12 January 2023
Experts questioned on aviation procurement
Defence Committee examine topics including the worsening European security environment and the effect that this will have on the UK’s air-power requirements
27 June 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
MPs hold evidence session exploring Defence in Scotland
The evidence session will take place on Monday 31 January
27 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
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
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