Select Committee on Defence First Special Report


ANNEX C

Members' Participation in Committee Activities

Formal meetings

There were 39 meetings of the Defence Committee alone, and 5 joint meetings with the Foreign Affairs Committee, International Development Committee and Trade & Industry Committee. Attendance at the meetings of the Defence Committee was as follows:

Mr George
37
95%
Mr Blunt
11/11
100%
Mr Brazier
34
87%
Mr Cann
29
74%
Mr Cohen
27
69%
Mr Colvin
8/8
100%
Mr Gapes
35
90%
Mr Hancock
30
77%
Mr Hepburn
25/37
66%
Mr Hood
28
72%
Dr Lewis
25/31
81%
Mrs Moffatt
31
79%
Ms Taylor
0/2
-
Mr McWilliam
0/0
-
Mr Viggers
22/29
76%


The following Members also attended joint meetings

Mr George
3/5
60%
Mr Colvin
1/2
50%
Mr Cohen
4/5
80%
Dr Lewis
1/1
100%
Mrs Moffatt
1/1
100%
Mr Viggers
3/3
100%


These figures take no account of the duration of Members' attendance at meetings

  

  

Informal meetings and briefings

The Committee held 18 informal meetings and briefings over the session. Attendance was as follows:

Mr George
18
100%
Mr Blunt
2/2
100%
Mr Brazier
7
39%
Mr Cann
6
33%
Mr Cohen
5
28%
Mr Colvin
2/2
100%
Mr Gapes
10
56%
Mr Hancock
10
56%
Mr Hepburn
5/17
29%
Mr Hood
5
28%
Dr Lewis
13/16
81%
Mrs Moffatt
10
56%
Mr Viggers
10/16
63%

Visits

The Committee made 9 visits (plus 4 individual visits) over the course of the session. Participation was as follows:

Mr George
9
100%
Mr Blunt
1/3
33%
Mr Brazier
4
44%
Mr Cann
4
44%
Mr Cohen
2
22%*
Mr Colvin
0/2
-
Mr Gapes
5/8
63%
Mr Hancock
2
22%
Mr Hepburn
5/7
71%
Mr Hood
7
78%
Dr Lewis
5/7
71%
Mrs Moffatt
3
33%
Mr Viggers
5/6
83%


*plus one visit in a representational capacity

  

  

Average overall participation across all of the Committee's activities (not including joint meetings).

Mr George
64
97%
Mr Gapes
50
94%
Mr Blunt
14
88%
Mr Colvin
10
83%
Dr Lewis
43
80%
Mr Brazier
45
68%
Mrs Moffatt
44
67%
Mr Hancock
42
64%
Mr Hood
40
61%
Mr Viggers
37
61%
Mr Cann
39
59%
Mr Hepburn
35
57%
Mr Cohen
34
52%




 
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