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Chief Of The Defence Staff

Volume 670: debated on Monday 14 March 2005

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Further to the Written Answer by the Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Mr Adam Ingram, on 1 March (

Official Report, Commons, col. 1141W), what criteria they will use in preparing the "short narrative … setting out how the Chief of Defence Staff has contributed to delivering the Government's objectives for defence over the past year". [HL1617]

My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Defence's short narrative will cover the Chief of Defence Staffs personal contribution to the delivery of military operational effectiveness and his management of the senior officers that report directly to him.