Foreign Involvement in the Defence Supply Chain

Contents

Summary

Our Inquiry

The Extent of Foreign Involvement in the Defence Supply Chain

Defining a ‘Defence Supply Chain’ and ‘Foreign Involvement’

The Ministry of Defence’s current approach and the extent of foreign involvement in UK Defence

Differentiating between friendly and hostile foreign involvement

Legislation limiting Foreign Involvement

The Enterprise Act

The National Security and Investment Bill

The role of the Ministry of Defence in the new system

Venture Capitalism

Impact on Foreign Direct Investment

The impact of COVID-19 on the Defence Supply Chain

The impact on finances

Assessing Ministry of Defence support to industry

The impact on global supply chains

Efforts to reform the supply chain

Conclusions and recommendations

Sub-Committee Formal minutes

Committee Formal Minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence




Published: 14 February 2021 Site information    Accessibility statement