British Defence Committee Hearing

The new British Defense Secretary, Philip Hammond, testified for the first time before a defense parliamentary committee. He took over… read more

The new British Defense Secretary, Philip Hammond, testified for the first time before a defense parliamentary committee. He took over from Liam Fox, who resigned in October 2011 amid claims he broke the ministerial code of conduct. Mr. Hammond discussed the the impact of cuts in the defense budget and laid out his priorities for 2012. He was asked about the timetable for withdrawing British combat forces from Afghanistan by 2014 and on the operational strength of Britain’s aircraft carriers. close

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  • Philip Hammond Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Runnymede and Weybridge

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British Defence Committee Hearing

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Program ID:
303069-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 7, 2011
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2011

Airing Details

  • Dec 07, 2011 | 9:25pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 08, 2011 | 3:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 08, 2011 | 6:27pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 11, 2011 | 1:58am EST | C-SPAN 1

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