HC Deb 25 January 1978 vol 942 cc592-3W
Mr. Robert Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what measures Her Majesty's Government are taking to prevent the exports of British arms to South Africa through the Channel Islands.

Dr. Summerskill

With the co-operation of the Channel Island authorities, arrangements exist whereby all applications to export arms from Jersey or the Bailiwick of Guernsey are referred for consideration to the Home Office, and through the Home Office to the other Departments concerned, before licences are issued by the Island authorities. Applications so referred are considered on the same basis as applications made in the United Kingdom.

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