Defence Committee - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]
The Strategic Defence and Security Review and the National Security Strategy

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 20 July 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Defence Committee

on Wednesday 18 May 2011

Members present:
Mr James Arbuthnot (Chair) Mr Dai Havard
Mr Julian BrazierPenny Mordaunt
Thomas DochertySandra Osborne
Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson Bob Stewart
John GlenMs Gisela Stuart



Examination of Witness

Witness: Air Chief Marshal (rtd) Lord Stirrup GCB, AFC, former Chief of the Defence Staff, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


Witness: General (rtd) Sir Rupert Smith KCB, DSO, OBE, QGM, gave evidence.


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