Defence Committee - Tenth Report
Securing the Future of Afghanistan

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 26 March 2013.


Terms of Reference

Afghanistan Isaf (International Security Assistance Force) Regional Commands

Isaf South Western Region (Afghanistan)

Conclusions and recommendations

1 Introduction

2 Transfer of responsibility for security in Afghanistan to Afghan Forces

3 Political and economic prospects

4 Withdrawal of ISAF combat troops

5 Conclusion


Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Oral evidence

Tuesday 26 June 2012: Robert Fox, Defence Correspondent, Evening Standard and Francis Tusa, Defence Journalist, Defence Analysis

Tuesday 4 September 2012: Sir William Patey KCMG, former UK Ambassador to Afghanistan; Sir Rodric Braithwaite GCMG, former UK Ambassador to the Soviet Union and author of Afgantsy

Tuesday 30 October 2012: Lieutenant General David Capewell, Commander Joint Forces, Brigadier Doug Chalmers, returning Commander Task Force Helmand, Dame Mariot Leslie DCMG, UK Permanent Representative to NATO and Brigadier James Stevenson, NATO Afghan National Training

Tuesday 20 November 2012: Lieutenant General Richard Barrons, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Military Strategy and Operations), Vincent Devine, Director Operational Policy, Ministry of Defence, and Mark Sedwill, Political Director and Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Wednesday 23 January 2013: Lieutenant General Richard Barrons CBE, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Military Strategy and Operations) and the Rt Hon Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Defence

Written evidence

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