Quadripartite Committee: Formal Minutes

MONDAY 13 MARCH 2006

The Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and Trade and Industry Committees met concurrently, pursuant to Standing Order No. 137A.

Members present

Defence Committee

Mr David S Borrow
Mr David Crausby
Linda Gilroy

Foreign Affairs Committee

Robert Key
Mike Gapes
Mr Fabian Hamilton
Sir John Stanley

International Development Committee

Malcolm Bruce
Richard Burden

Trade and Industry Committee

Roger Berry
Mr Lindsay Hoyle
Peter Luff
Judy Mallaber

1. Roger Berry was called to the Chair in accordance with Standing Order No. 137A(1)(d).

2. The Committees deliberated in accordance with Standing Order No. 137A(1)(b)

3. Strategic Export Controls

Mr Malcolm Wicks MP, Minister of State at the Department of Trade and Industry, Mr Glyn Williams Director, Export Control Organisation, Ms Jayne Carpenter, Assistant Director, Export Control Organisation and Mr David Whitehouse, Head of the Licensing Casework Unit gave oral evidence.

  [Defence Committee Adjourned till Tuesday 14 March at Ten o’clock

Foreign Affairs Committee Adjourned till Wednesday 15 March at Two o’clock

International Development Committee Adjourned till Wednesday 15 March at a quarter to Four o’clock

Trade and Industry Committee Adjourned till Tuesday 14 March at half past Ten o’clock]