Protecting those who protect us: Women in the Armed Forces from Recruitment to Civilian Life Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Thursday 04 March 2021

Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Diane Allen; Paula Edwards, Project Lead & Mental Health Therapist, Salute HerQ1–42

Maria Lyle, Director, RAF Families Federation; Anna Wright, CEO, Naval Families FederationQ43–67

Thursday 18 March 2021

Emma Norton, Director and Solicitor, Centre for Military Justice (CMJ); Nicola Williams, former Service Complaints Ombudsman for the Armed ForcesQ68–99

Ahmed Al-Nahhas, Partner and Head of Military Claims, Bolt Burdon Kemp; Wing Commander (Ret’d) Graham House, Principal, Justice4TroopsQ100–123

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Lieutenant General James Swift OBE, Chief of Defence People, Ministry of Defence; Samantha des Forges, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Ministry of Defence; Air Vice Marshal Maria Byford QHDS, Chief of Staff Personnel and Air Secretary, Ministry of Defence; Baroness Goldie, Minister of StateQ124–191

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