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Military representatives questioned on Armed Forces Bill

10 November 2015

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The Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill hears evidence from officials from the Ministry of Defence, senior military officials representing the armed services, the Director of Service Prosecutions, the Chief Fire Officer of the Defence Fire Risk Management Organisation and Liberty.


Wednesday 18 November 2015, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30 am

  • Humphrey Morrison, Head of Legislation, Ministry of Defence
  • Paula Hothersall, Head People Secretariat, Policy for Service Justice, Service Complaints, Inclusion and Diversity, Ministry of Defence
  • Commodore Andrei Spence, Commodore Naval Staff Legal
  • Brigadier John Donnelly CBE, Director Personal Services, Army
  • Group Captain Mark Heffron, Deputy Chief of Staff Personnel, Royal Air Force

At 10.30am

  • Andrew Cayley, Director of Service Prosecutions

At 11.15am

  • Mr Phil Salt, Chief Fire Officer, Defence Fire Risk Management Organisation

** The Committee will adjourn from 11:50 am till 1:10 pm **

At 1.10pm

  • Sara Ogilvie, Policy Officer, Liberty

At 2.00pm

  • Mark Lancaster MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence Personnel and Veterans, Ministry of Defence
  • General Sir Nick Carter, Chief of the General Staff

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