UK-Libya foreign policy examined with minister

08 February 2016

The Foreign Affairs Committee is holding two evidence sessions on Libya: Examination of intervention and collapse and the UK’s future policy options.


Tuesday 9 February 2016

Morning session

Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 10.30am

  • Chris Stephen, Libya Correspondent, The Guardian
  • Patrick Porter, Professor of Strategic Studies, University of Exeter
  • Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director-General, Royal United Services Institute

Afternoon session

Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 3pm

  • Jonathan Powell, UK Special Envoy to Libya

At 3.45pm

  • Tobias Ellwood MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Peter Millett, HM Ambassador, Libya

Purpose of sessions

Likely topics for discussion include:

  • The formation of the proposed Government of National Unity
  • Possible responses to ISIL
  • Security, economic and humanitarian challenges

Further information

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