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Cabinet External Relations and Defence Committee (ERD)

Frequency: 
Meets fortnightly during sitting weeks (alternates with meetings of TOW)
Identifier: 
ERD
Terms of reference:

To consider policy and other matters relating to foreign affairs, development assistance, and defence. (Defence procurement issues will be considered at SEC.)

Relevant portfolios: 

Defence 
Foreign Affairs
GCSB 
Immigration
National Security and Intelligence
NZSIS
Police
Primary Industries
Trade

Membership (Chair in bold): 

Rt Hon Bill English
Hon Paula Bennett
Hon Steven Joyce
Hon Gerry Brownlee
Hon Simon Bridges
Hon Christopher Finlayson QC
Hon Michael Woodhouse 
Hon Nathan Guy
Hon Murray McCully
Hon Todd McClay