On Tuesday 9 September at 3.30, the Foreign Affairs Committee will hold one of its regular oral evidence sessions with the Secretary of State on developments in UK foreign policy. This session is expected to cover developments in Iraq and Syria and the UK’s policy on the Islamic State, the crisis in Ukraine and consequences for UK foreign policy towards Russia, the UK’s response to the recent conflict in Gaza, and negotiations on the Iranian nuclear programme.

The session is expected to last up to two hours. Proceedings will be webcast live on the Parliamentary website at

Tuesday 9 September 2014

The Wilson Room, Portcullis House



At 3.30pm

Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State, Edward Oakden CMG, Director, MENA Directorate, and Sir Simon Gass CVO KCMG, Director-General (Political), Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting are advised to allow approximately 20 minutes in order to pass through security

Further information: FAC website