DEF041208 - No. 2 (Quad No. 1)

Session 2004-05, 8 December 2004

'Quadripartite Committee' Evidence Session

'Quadripartite Committee' Evidence Session


On 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

  • 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 plc                                                                              

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


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

2. News Release: Quadripartite Committee - No. 1; Defence Committee No. 2


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