Scrutiny of Arms Exports and Arms Controls (2015) - Committees on Arms Export Controls Contents


Formal Minutes

Monday 9 March 2015

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


Richard Benyon

Mr James Gray

Dr Julian Lewis


Ann Clwyd

Mike Gapes

Sir John Stanley



Fabian Hamilton

Sir Peter Luff

Chris White

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

Draft Report: Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2015): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2013, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2013 to June 2014, and the Government's policies on arms exports and international arms control issues.

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2015): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2013, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2013 to June 2014, 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 142 read and agreed to.

Paragraph—(Sir John Stanley)—brought up, read the first and second time, and inserted (now paragraph 143)

Paragraph 144 and145 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.

[The Committees adjourned.

BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND SKILLS COMMITTEE
Katy Clark

Mike Crockart

Ann McKechin

In the absence of the Chair, Katy Clark was called to the chair

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2015): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2013, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2013 to June 2014, 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 Tenth 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 10 March at 10.00 a.m.

DEFENCE COMMITTEE

Richard Benyon

Mr James Gray

Dr Julian Lewis

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

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2015): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2013, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2013 to June 2014, 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 Ninth 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 17 March at 2.00 p.m.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Ann Clwyd

Mike Gapes

Sir John Stanley

In the absence of the Chair, Ann Clwyd was called to the chair

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2015): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2013, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2013 to June 2014, 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 Eleventh 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 10 March at 3.15 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Fabian Hamilton

Sir Peter Luff

Chris White

In the absence of the Chair, Fabian Hamilton was called to the chair

Draft Report (Scrutiny of Arms Export Controls (2015): Scrutiny of the Government's UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2013, the Government's Quarterly Reports from October 2013 to June 2014, 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 Eleventh 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 Wednesday 18 March at 10.00 a.m.



 
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