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Defence Committee Publications

Defence - Fifth Report

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 23 June 2004.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 Background to the Defence White Paper 2003

3 Strategic Environment

4 Effects-based operations

5 Command Issues

6 Force Structures and Personnel Issues

7 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: List of Abbreviations

Formal minutes



Wednesday 24 March 2004

Wednesday 31 March 2004

Tuesday 20 April 2004

List of written evidence

List of unprinted written evidence

Reports from the Defence Committee since 2001

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