DEF041214 - No. 4

Session 2004-05, 14 December 2004

The 'Quadripartite Committee' Evidence Session

The 'Quadripartite Committee' Evidence Session


On Wednesday 12 January 2005 in Committee Room 15, (room subject to change), the ‘Quadripartite Committee’ will take evidence from:

At 9.45 am: Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  • Rt Hon Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and officials


1. The ‘Quadripartite Committee’ consists of four Committees that meet together to consider controls on strategic exports, including weapons: the Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and Trade and Industry Committees. The Chairman for these meetings is Roger Berry MP, a Member of the Trade and Industry Committee. Details of the membership of the four Committees can be found on the parliamentary website at

2. News Release: Quadripartite Committee - No. 2; Defence Committee No. 4


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