Defence Committee - Sixth Report
The Defence Implications of Possible Scottish Independence

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 11 September 2013.


Terms of Reference

Conclusions and Recommendations

1 Introduction

2 Foreign, security and defence policy

3 A Scottish defence force

4 Scotland, the nuclear deterrent and NATO membership

5 The implications for the defence industry in Scotland

6 Implications for the United Kingdom

7 Conclusion


Formal Minutes


List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee in Sessions 2012-13 and 2013-14

Oral and Written evidence

Tuesday 3 July 2012: Professor Malcolm Chalmers, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), and Lieutenant Colonel (Retd) Stuart Crawford and Nick Brown, Royal Tank Regiment

Tuesday 11 June 2013: Rear Admiral Martin Alabaster CBE and Air Marshal (Retd) Iain McNicoll CB CBE

Tuesday 18 June 2013: Professor Trevor Taylor, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Tuesday 2 July 2013: Keith Brown MSP, Minister for Transport and Veterans, Scottish Government, and Sean Stronach, Defence Policy Unit, Scottish Government; Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence

Written evidence (unprinted)

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