Scrutiny of Arms Exports and Arms Control (2013) - Committees on Arms Export Control Contents


FORMAL MINUTES


MONDAY 1 JULY 2013

The Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees met concurrently, pursuant to Standing Order No. 137A.

Members present:
Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Defence CommitteeForeign Affairs Committee International Development Committee

Katy Clark

Ann McKechin

Mr Robin Walker


Penny Mordaunt

Sir Bob Russell

Bob Stewart

Derek Twigg


Ann Clwyd

Mike Gapes

Sir John Stanley (in the Chair)

Rory Stewart



Sir Malcolm Bruce

Richard Burden

Fabian Hamilton

Sir John Stanley was called to the Chair, in accordance with Standing Order No. 137A(1)(d).

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

DRAFT REPORT: SCRUTINY OF ARMS EXPORT AND ARMS CONTROL (2013): SCRUTINY OF THE GOVERNMENT'S UK STRATEGIC EXPORT CONTROLS ANNUAL REPORT 2011 PUBLISHED IN JULY 2012, THE GOVERNMENT'S QUARTERLY REPORTS FROM OCTOBER 2011 TO SEPTEMBER 2012, AND THE GOVERNMENT'S POLICIES ON ARMS EXPORTS AND INTERNATIONAL ARMS CONTROL ISSUES

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export and Arms Control (2013): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2011 published in July 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2011 to September 2012, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Ordered, That the Chair's draft Report be considered concurrently, in accordance with Standing Order No. 137A (1)(c).

Ordered, That the Chair's draft Report be read a second time, paragraph by paragraph.

Paragraphs 1 to 124 read and agreed to.

Ordered, That the Memorandum of the Chair to the Committees and additional Written evidence be reported to the House for publishing on the Internet.

BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND SKILLS COMMITTEE

The Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees withdrew.

In the absence of the Chair, Ann McKechin was called to the chair
Katy ClarkMr Robin Walker

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2013): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2011 published in July 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2011 to September 2012, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues, proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by the Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees be the Second Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 137A(2) be applied to the Report.

Ordered, That Sir John Stanley make the Joint Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No.134 (Select committees (reports)).

[Adjourned till Tuesday 2 July at 9.00 a.m.

DEFENCE COMMITTEE

The Business, Innovation and Skills, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees withdrew.

In the absence of the Chair, Bob Stewart was called to the chair

Penny Mordaunt

Sir Bob Russell  

Derek Twigg

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2013): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2011 published in July 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2011 to September 2012, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues, proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by the Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees be the Third Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 137A(2) be applied to the Report.

Ordered, That Sir John Stanley make the Joint Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No.134 (Select committees (reports)).

[Adjourned till Tuesday 2 July at 1.30 p.m.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

The Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence and International Development Committees withdrew.

In the absence of the Chair, Mike Gapes was called to the chair

Ann Clwyd

Sir John Stanley

Rory Stewart

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2013): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2011 published in July 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2011 to September 2012, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues, proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by the Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees be the Third Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 137A(2) be applied to the Report.

Ordered, That Sir John Stanley make the Joint Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No.134 (Select committees (reports)).

[Adjourned till Tuesday 2 July at 1.45 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence and Foreign Affairs Committees withdrew.

Sir Malcolm Bruce, in the Chair

Richard Burden

Fabian Hamilton

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2013): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2011 published in July 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2011 to September 2012, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues, proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by the Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees be the Third Report of the Committee to the House.

Ordered, That the provisions of Standing Order No. 137A(2) be applied to the Report.

Ordered, That Sir John Stanley make the Joint Report to the House.

Ordered, That embargoed copies of the Report be made available, in accordance with the provisions of Standing Order No.134 (Select committees (reports)).

[Adjourned till Tuesday 2 July at 9.00 a.m.





 
previous page contents next page


© Parliamentary copyright 2013
Prepared 17 July 2013