FAC PN 04 (04-05)

Foreign Affairs Committee

Evidence Session

Strategic Export Controls

Wednesday 15 December 2004 in Committee Room 15, (room subject to change)

The 'Quadripartite Committee' will take evidence from:

At 9.45 am: UK Working Groups on Arms

Mr Rob Parker, Campaign Manager, Arms and Security, Amnesty International UK Section;

Mr Oliver Sprague, Oxfam GB; and

Mr Andy McLean Deputy Director, Saferworld.

At approximately 10.45 am: Defence Manufacturers' Export Licensing Group

Mr Michael Bell, Export Controls Consultant, BAE Systems;

Mr Brinley Salzmann, Exports Director, Defence Manufacturers' Association;

Mr David Hayes; Export Controls Compliance Manager, Rolls Royce; and

Mr Tim Otter, Vice President, Business Development, Smiths Detection.

NOTES TO EDITORS:

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 www.parliament.uk

2. News Release: Quadripartite Committee - No. 1;  Foreign Affairs Committee No. 4

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