Defence (DE&S)

The Defence Committee (DE&S) focuses on equipment support and related services, including fleet maintenance and training services, coming under the remit of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) within the Ministry of Defence. It commissioned a paper in 2015 on the future of UK Defence outsourcing and fed-in to the SDSR 2015. The implementation of SDSR 2015, the competitiveness of the market, skills shortages and cyber security are all priorities agreed by the Committee.