DEF050318 - No. 14

Session 2004-05, 18 March 2005

Publication of Report

Publication of Report


The First Joint Report from the Committees on Strategic Export Controls (the ‘Quadripartite Committee’) of Session 2004-05 will be published at 00.01 am on Thursday 24 March as House of Commons Paper 145.

Confidential advance copies of the Report will be available to witnesses and accredited members of the press from 10.30 am on Wednesday 23 March, on application to James McQuade on 020 7219 5857. There will be no press conference, but Mr Roger Berry MP (the Chairman of the Committees’ joint meetings) will be available for comment.


1. The Quadripartite Committee consists of four Committees that meet together to consider control of strategic exports, including weapons. The Committees involved are: Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and Trade and Industry. The Chairman for these meetings is Roger Berry MP, who is a member of the Trade and Industry Committee.

2. News Release: Quadripartite Committee - No. 3; Defence Committee No. 14


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