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The Defence Committee is one of the Select Committees of the British House of Commons. It oversees the operations of the Ministry of Defence and its associated public bodies, including the armed forces. A Select Committee is a committee made up of a small number of parliamentary members appointed to deal with particular areas or issues originating in the Westminster System of parliamentary democracy. ... The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is the United Kingdom government department responsible for implementation of government defence policy and the headquarters of the British Armed Forces. ... The armed forces of a state are its government sponsored defense and fighting forces and organizations. ...


Following the 2005 General Election, the members of the Committee, appointed on 13 July 2005, were: The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005. ...

Name Party Constituency
James Arbuthnot (chairman) Conservative North East Hampshire
David Borrow Labour South Ribble
David Crausby Labour Bolton North East
Linda Gilroy Labour Plymouth Sutton
David Hamilton Labour Midlothian
Mike Hancock Liberal Democrat Portsmouth South
Dai Havard Labour Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
Adam Holloway Conservative Gravesham
Brian Jenkins Labour Tamworth
Kevan Jones Labour Durham North
Robert Key Conservative Salisbury
Mark Lancaster Conservative North East Milton Keynes
Willie Rennie Liberal Democrat Dunfermline and West Fife
John Smith Labour Vale of Glamorgan

The Right Honourable James Norwich Arbuthnot (August 4, 1952) A British politician. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... North East Hampshire is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... David Stanley Borrow (born August 2, 1952, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire) is a British politician, and Labour member of Parliament for South Ribble. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... South Ribble is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... David Anthony Crausby (born 17 June 1946, Bury) is the British member of Parliament for Bolton North East. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Bolton North East is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Linda Wade Gilroy (born July 19, 1949, Moffat, Scotland as Linda Wade Jarvie) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Plymouth Sutton is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... David Hamilton may refer to David Hamilton (Radio DJ) David Hamilton (architect) David Hamilton (British photographer) David Hamilton (Labour Party) David Hamilton (Thunder Bay mayor) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Midlothian, Scotland, is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Michael Thomas Hancock CBE (born 9 April 1946, Portsmouth) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... Portsmouth South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... David Stuart Havard known as Dai Havard (born February 7, 1950, Quakers Yard, Merthyr Tydfil) is a Welsh politician, and Labour Party member of Parliament for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Adam Holloway is the Conservative MP for Gravesham. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... Gravesham is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Brian David Jenkins (born 19 September 1942, South Wales) is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom, and current Member of Parliament for Tamworth in Staffordshire. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Tamworth is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Kevan David Jones MP (born 25 April 1964) is a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Durham North is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Simon Robert Key known as Robert Key (born 22 April 1945, Plymouth) is a Conservative politician in the United Kingdom. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... Salisbury is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Mark Lancaster is a British Conservative Party politician. ... The Conservative Party (officially the Conservative & Unionist Party) is currently the second largest political party in the United Kingdom in terms of sitting Members of Parliament (MPs), and the largest in terms of public membership. ... Creation 1992 MP Mark Lancaster Party Conservative Type House of Commons County Buckinghamshire EP constituency South East England North East Milton Keynes is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Willie Rennie is the Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Dunfermline and West Fife, winning the Dunfermline and West Fife by-election held on February 9, 2006. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ... Dunfermline and West Fife is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... John William Patrick Smith John Smith was first elected MP for Vale of Glamorgan in 1989. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the principal political party of the left in the United Kingdom. ... Vale of Glamorgan is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...

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