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STRATEGIC EXPORT CONTROLS: EVIDENCE SESSION

Wednesday 21 April 2004 in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House (room subject to change)

The 'Quadripartite Committee' will take evidence from:

At 9.45 am: UK Working Groups on Arms

Mr Andy McLean - Deputy Director, Saferworld

Mr Ed Cairns - Senior Policy Adviser, Oxfam

Mr Robert Parker - Campaign Manager, Arms and Security, Amnesty International

At approximately 10.45 am: Representatives of Industry

Mr David Hayes - Export Controls Compliance Manager, Rolls-Royce plc

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

Mr David Balfour - Director, SABRE Ballistics

Mrs Susan Griffiths - Export Control Manager, MBDA UK Ltd

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. 4; International Development Committee No. 24

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