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MPs to question Ministers on arms export policy

24 January 2011

This is the Committee on Arms Export Controls' final evidence session examining the Government's 2009 Annual Report on Strategic Export Controls (HC 182, July 2010) and the quarterly reports produced during 2010.

The session will provide an opportunity for Members from the four influential select committees to question the Minister on:  

  • Strategic export control policy
  • Enforcement of export controls
  • Exports to specific countries
  • The International Arms Trade Treaty

Witnesses

Monday 24 January

4pm
 
Business, Innovation and Skills Department

  • Mr Mark Prisk MP, Minister for Business and Enterprise
  • Tom Smith, Head of Export Control Organisation
  • Chris Chew, Head of Policy, Export Control Organisation

5pm

Foreign and Commonwealth Office FCO (at 5.00 pm)

  • Alistair Burt MP, Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • David Hall, Deputy Head, Counter Proliferation Department (Strategic Export Controls)
  • David Vincent, Head of Arms Trade Unit, Counter Proliferation

Further Information

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