|Defence - First Joint Report
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 15 March 2005.
Terms of Reference
WORK OF THE COMMITTEES
Relations between the Committees and
The future of the Committees: key issues
Evidence submitted by the Government
Future frequency of evidence sessions
Availability of information about the Committees
EXPORT CONTROLS ANNUAL REPORT 2003 AND THE QUARTERLY 2004 REPORTS
Improvements in reporting
What more needs to be done
Overall performance of the new export control
Trade Control Licences: low number of applications
Greater use of open licences?
WMD provisions: industry concerns
OF THE EXPORT CONTROL ORGANISATION
The JEWEL and Gershon reviews
Charging for licences: an alternative to
EU CODE OF CONDUCT
Review of the Code of Conduct: licensed
production overseas, brokering, trafficking and intangible technology
Review of the Code of Conduct: transparency
Transparency as a tool for convergence
Transparency and competitive advantage
Differing interpretation by member states
Review of the Code criteria
China: the EU embargo
What does the embargo mean?
Would lifting the embargo increase the level
of EU arms exports to China?
What message would removing the embargo send?
What wider implications would it have?
The EU embargo on arms sales to Libya
Other developments in the EU
Controlling equipment used in torture
and capital punishment
The EU WMD Action Plan
The extension of extra-territoriality
The prospects for an International Arms Trade
The ITAR waiver
Licensed Production Overseas
Conclusions and recommendations
LIST OF WRITTEN EVIDENCE
REPORTS FROM THE DEFENCE, FOREIGN AFFAIRS,
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRADE AND INDUSTRY COMMITTEES SINCE
MINUTES OF EVIDENCE