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Defence - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 13 December 2005.

Taken before the Defence Committee


Members present:

Mr James Arbuthnot, in the Chair

Mr David S BorrowMr Mike Hancock
Mr Colin BreedMr Dai Havard
Derek ConwayMr Kevan Jones
Mr David CrausbyRobert Key
Linda GilroyJohn Smith
Mr David HamiltonMr Desmond Swayne


Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Mr John Coles CB, CVF and MASC Integrated Project Team Leader, Ministry of Defence, Mr Allan Cameron, Managing Director, Thales Naval Business, UK, Mr Chris Geoghegan, Chief Operating Officer, BAE Systems and Mr Tony Pryor CBE, Chairman of Devonport Royal Dockyard Limited (Kellogg, Brown and Root representative on the UK Aircraft Carrier Alliance project) examined.

Question Number

1 - 19

20 - 39

40 - 59

60 - 79

80 - 99

100 - 106

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Mr Tom Burbage, Executive Vice President and General Manager F-35 JSF Program Lockheed Martin, Mr Steve Mogford, Chief Operating Officer, BAE Systems, members of Team Lockheed, the Prime Contractor, and Commodore Simon Henley MBE, RN, Joint Combat Aircraft Integrated Project Team Leader, Ministry of Defence, examined.

Question Number

107 - 119

120 - 139

140 - 145

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