Quadripartite Committee: Formal Minutes

WEDNESDAY 12 JANUARY 2005

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

Members present:

Defence Committee

Mike Gapes
Mr Bruce George
Mr Peter Viggers

Foreign Affairs Committee

Mr Donald Anderson
Mr Fabian Hamilton
Mr Bill Olner

International Development Committee

Tony Baldry
John Barrett
Mr John Bercow
Mr Tony Colman
Mr Quentin Davies
Mr Piara S Khabra

Trade and Industry Committee

Mr Roger Berry
Mr Nigel Evans
Mr Martin O’Neill

Mr Roger Berry was called to the Chair, pursuant to Standing Order No. 137A(1)(d).

The Committees deliberated, pursuant to Standing Order No. 137A(1)(b).

Strategic Export Controls: Rt Hon Jack Straw, a Member of the House, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Mr Edward Oakden, CMG, Director Defence and Strategic Threats, and Dr David Landsman, Head, Counter-Proliferation Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, were examined.