Commons Defence Committee inquiry on the outcomes of the 2015 SDSR for the Army

DOT

Old-Salt
On Tuesday 14 June from 1.30pm, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee will hear evidence on the outcomes of the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) for the Army.

The Committee will focus on:
  • Progress in the delivery of the Army 2020 programme
  • What changes might yet be required in the Army to meet the requirements of the SDSR’s Joint Force 2025 plan, as well as other changing strategic circumstances
  • Funding for the Army
  • Personnel matters affecting both Regulars and Reservists
The Committee will be hearing from:
  • General Sir Nicholas Carter KCB, CBE, DSO, ADC, Chief of the General Staff
  • Major General John Crackett CB, TD, Director Reserves
  • David Stephens, Director Resources and Command Secretary (Army), Ministry of Defence
Watch the session on Parliament TV.



The deadline to submit evidence to this inquiry has been extended until Monday 20 June 2016. You can submit evidence through the Defence Committee's inquiry page.
 

mso

LE
On Tuesday 14 June from 1.30pm, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee will be fobbed off on the outcomes of the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) for the Army.
Updated. No charge.
 

DOT

Old-Salt
On Tuesday 5 July at 11.45 am, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee as part of this inquiry will hear from:

Air Vice-Marshal (retired) Paul Luker CB OBE AFC DL RAF, Chief Executive, Council of Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association, and Clerk, United Kingdom Reserve Forces External Scrutiny Team

Watch this session live or catch-up later on Parliament TV.
 

DOT

Old-Salt
On Tuesday 11 October at 11.30am, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee as part of this inquiry will hear from:

Lieutenant General (Retired) Sir Paul Newton KBE CBE, Professor of Strategy, University of Exeter
Professor Timothy Edmunds, Professor of International Security, University of Bristol
Dr Warren Chin, Senior Lecturer, Defence Studies Department, King's College London

Watch this session live or catch-up later on Parliament TV
 

Daxx

MIA
Book Reviewer
I'm sure that after all the bluff and bull, nothing will genuinely change for the average soldier.
 

mso

LE
I'm sure that after all the bluff and bull, nothing will genuinely change for the average soldier.
I am sure there are plenty of ways to make the Ts&Cs worse...
 

DOT

Old-Salt
On Tuesday 1 November at 11.30am, the Defence Committee will hold an evidence session into how the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) affects the Army.

The Committee will question the Secretary of State for Defence and MoD officials on the delivery of the Army elements of SDSR 2015 and explore the challenges that the MoD and the Army will face in doing so.

Particular areas the Committee will seek to examine include:
  • Progress in the delivery of the Army 2020 programme.
  • What changes might yet be required in the Army to meet the requirements of the SDSR's Joint Force 2025 plan, as well as other changing strategic circumstances.
  • The plan for the creation of a war-fighting division.
  • Recruitment.
  • Defence Engagement and National Resilience.
  • Army personnel matters
Witnesses

Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence
Lieutenant General Mark Poffley OBE, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff, Military Capability
Paul Wyatt, Head of Defence Strategy and Priorities

Watch

You can watch the session live or catch-up later on Parliament TV.
 

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