UK arms exports during 2016 Contents

Formal minutes

Wednesday 11 July 2018

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

Members present:

Defence Committee

Foreign Affairs Committee

International Development Committee

International Trade Committee

Leo Docherty

Graham Jones

Gavin Robinson

John Spellar

Mike Gapes

Mr Bob Seely

Priti Patel

Ian Murray

Richard Burden

Mark Menzies

Lloyd Russell-Moyle

Stephen Twigg

Marcus Fysh

Chris Leslie

Faisal Rashid

Catherine West

Graham Jones was called to the chair, in accordance with Standing Order No. 137A(1)(d).

Draft Report (UK arms exports during 2016), 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 229 read and agreed to.

Annex agreed to.

Summary agreed to.

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

DEFENCE COMMITTEE

In the absence of the Chair, John Spellar was called to the chair.

Leo Docherty

Graham Jones

Draft Report (UK arms exports during 2016), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by the Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and International Trade 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 Graham Jones 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.

[Adjourned till Thursday 19 July at 10.45 a.m.

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

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

Priti Patel

Mr Bob Seely

Draft Report (UK arms exports during 2016), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by the Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and International Trade 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 Graham Jones 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.

[Adjourned till 2.15 pm.

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

In the absence of the Chair, Richard Burden was called to the chair.

Mark Menzies

Lloyd Russell-Moyle

Draft Report (UK arms exports during 2016), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by the Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and International Trade Committees be the Seventh Report of the Committee to the House.

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

Ordered, That Graham Jones 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.

[Adjourned till 2.10 pm.

INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMITTEE

In the absence of the Chair, Marcus Fysh was called to the chair

Chris Leslie

Catherine West

Draft Report (UK arms exports during 2016), proposed by the Chair, brought up and read.

Resolved, That the draft Report prepared by the Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Development and International Trade Committees be the Fourth Report of the Committee to the House.

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

Ordered, That Graham Jones 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.

[Adjourned till 2.15 pm.





Published: 18 July 2018