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Summary of Secretary’s Report: 25 Oct 19 – 26 Apr 20

COVID movement restrictions prevented the planned Spring 2020 meeting.  The DSMA Committee Meeting scheduled for 14 May 20 was therefore cancelled.  To complete the record, the Secretary produced a summary of his 6-monthly report to the Committee. Summary of Secretary’s Report to DSMA Committee 14May20

DSMA Committee Meeting 7 Nov 2019 – Minutes

The following were present: Mr Dominic Wilson (Chairman), Mr John Battle (Joint Vice- Chairman), Mr Ian Murray (Joint Vice-Chairman), Mr Hamish Falconer (FCO), Mr Paul Wyatt (MOD), Mr Rod Latham (Home Office) Ms Madeleine Alessandri (Cabinet Office), Ms Laura Adams, Mr David Higgerson Mr Michael Jermey, Mr David Jordan, Mr Charlie Redmayne Mr Craig Tregurtha, Ms Sarah Whitehead, Mr Robert Winnett…

DSMA Committee Meeting 16 May 2019 – Minutes

The following were present: Mr Dominic Wilson (Chairman), Mr John Battle (Joint Vice- Chairman), Mr Ian Murray (Joint Vice-Chairman) Mr Hamish Falconer (FCO), Mr Paul Wyatt (MOD), Mr Joe Fay, Mr James Green Mr David Higgerson, Mr Michael Jermey, Mr John McLellan Ms Sarah Whitehead, Mr Robert Winnett   Brigadier Geoffrey Dodds                                       Secretary Air Commodore David Adams                               First…

DSMA Committee Meeting 8 November 2018 – Minutes

D/DSMA/3/2/1 The following were present: Mr Dominic Wilson (Chairman) Mr John Battle (Joint Vice-Chairman) Mr Simon Shercliff (FCO) Mr Ian Murray (Joint Vice-Chairman) Mr Graeme Biggar (Home Office) Ms Laura Adams Ms Madeleine Alessandri (Cabinet Office) Mr Peter Clifton Mr Paul Wyatt (MOD) Mr Joe Fay Mr Charles Garside Mr James Green Mr Michael Jermey…

DSMA Committee Meeting 17 May 2018 – Minutes

The following were present: Mr Peter Watkins (Chairman) Mr Ian Murray (Vice-Chairman) Mr Graeme Biggar (Home Office) Mr Richard Westlake (Cabinet Office) Mr Dominic Wilson (MOD) Mr John Battle Mr Peter Clifton Mr Charles Garside Mr James Green Mr Michael Jermey Mr David Jordan Mr David Jordan Mr John McLellan Mr James MacManus Mr Craig…

DSMA Committee Meeting 9 November 2017 – Minutes

The following were present: Mr Peter Watkins (Chairman) Mr Lewis Neal (FCO) Mr Charlie Edwards (Home Office) Mr Campbell McCafferty (Cabinet Office) Mr Jonathan Grun, Vice-Chairman Ms Laura Adams Mr John Battle Mr Joe Fay Mr Charles Garside Mr James Green Mr David Higgerson Mr Paul Johnson Mr John McLellan Mr Ian Murray Mr Charlie…

DSMA Committee Meeting 11 May 2017 – Minutes

The following were present: Mr Peter Watkins, Chairman Mr Jonathan Grun, Vice-Chairman Mr Jonathan Allen (FCO) Mr Graeme Biggar (Home Office) Mr Paddy McGuinness (Cabinet Office) Mr Dominic Wilson (MOD) Mr Joe Fay Mr Charles Garside Mr James Green Mr David Higgerson Mr Paul Johnson Mr David Jordan Mr James MacManus Mr Ian Murray Brigadier Geoffrey Dodds,…