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Defence Committee - Minutes of Evidence
Afghanistan and the Green Paper

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 9 February 2010.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Defence Committee

on Tuesday 9 February 2010

Members present

Mr James Arbuthnot, in the Chair
Mr David S BorrowMr Adam Holloway
Linda GilroyMr Bernard Jenkin
Mr David HamiltonMr Brian Jenkins
Mr Mike HancockRobert Key
Mr Dai HavardMrs Madeleine Moon


Witnesses: Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth MP, Secretary of State for Defence, Mr Jonathan Day, Director General Security Policy, Lieutenant General Simon Mayall, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Operations), Mr Tom McKane, Director General Strategy, and Mr Vincent Devine, Head of Strategy Unit, Ministry of Defence, gave evidence.

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