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Formal Minutes


Monday 14 July 2014

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 Committee Foreign Affairs Committee International Development Committee

Katy Clark

Ann McKechin

Mike Crockart


Mr James Gray

Mr Adam Holloway

Derek Twigg


Mike Gapes

Sir John Stanley



Sir Malcolm Bruce

Jeremy Lefroy

Sir Peter Luff

Chris White

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

Resolved, That the Committees inquire into the Government's United Kingdom Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2013 and Quarterly Reports and the Government's arms export controls and arms export policies.

In the absence of the quorum of the Foreign Committee required to consider a draft Report, the Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence and International Development Committees proceeded to consider a draft Report.

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

Draft Report: Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2014): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2012 to September 2013, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues.

Draft Report Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2014): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2012 to September 2013, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues) proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

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

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

Paragraphs 1 to 152 read and agreed to.

Paragraph—(Sir Malcolm Bruce)—brought up, read the first and second time, and inserted (now paragraph 153)

Paragraph 153 to 168 read and agreed to.

The Business, Innovation and Skills, Defence, Foreign Affairs and International Development Committees further deliberated.

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

[Adjourned to a day and time to be fixed by the Chair

BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND SKILLS COMMITTEE

In the absence of the Chair, Ann McKechin was called to the chair
Katy Clark Mike Crockart

Draft Report Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2014): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2012 to September 2013, 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 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 15 July at 10.00 a.m.

DEFENCE COMMITTEE

In the absence of the Chair, Mr James Gray was called to the chair

Mr Adam Holloway

Derek Twigg

Draft Report Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2014): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2012 to September 2013, 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 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 15 July at 12.45 p.m.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

In the absence of the Chair, Sir Menzies Campbell was called to the chair

Mike Gapes

Sir John Stanley

Draft Report Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2014): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2012 to September 2013, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues) proposed by Sir John Stanley, brought up and read.

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

Paragraphs 1 to 169 read and agreed to.

Resolved, That the draft Report 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 15 July at 1.45 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Sir Malcolm Bruce, in the Chair

Jeremy Lefroy

Chris White

Sir Peter Luff

Draft Report Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2014): UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2012, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2012 to September 2013, 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 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 Monday 14 July at 5.00 p.m.



 
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