Select Committee on Defence First Special Report

ANNEX F: Committee Recommendations: Progress (continued)

Second Report: The Appointment of the new Head of Defence Export Services HC 147 Published: 31 March 1999
Government Reply: Fourth Special Report, HC 512 Published: 21 June 1999

  Recommendations and undertakings Government Response Committee Response/Follow-up Further GovernmentAction Notes
1.That the MoD provide a more systematic and detailed assessment of the full costs and benefits of defence exports for the UK. (Paragraph 12) MoD have set this work in hand, and will inform the Committee of its conclusions when completed (para 6). Not received, to be pursued   MoD's analysis due for completion 'later this [2000] year' (HC Deb, 28 February 2000, c 35w).
3.That the resources needed by DESO should be reassessed by the MoD. Any significant changes proposed should be notified to the Committee. (Paragraph 28) MoD undertook to notify the Committee of any significant changes in DESO resources (para 10).   No notification received   

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