HC Deb 28 March 1988 vol 130 c356W
Mr. Latham

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1) what the name of the company in Lebanon to which military equipment was erroneously sent in 1982; what was the specific nature of the company's links with the Palestine Liberation Organisation; and what specific links existed between that company and Racal-Tacticom;

(2) what disciplinary action has been taken regarding the error in 1982 which allowed an export licence to he given to a consignment of military equipment to be sent to a Lebanon company with links with the Palestine Liberation Organisation and what departmental procedures have been established to prevent a repetition of this incident.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

I have nothing to add on these points to the reply I gave on 18 March to my hon. Friend.