§ Mr. MacShane
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which countries in Africa have been the subject of arms export licence refusals on the ground of internal oppression or regional insecurity.
§ Mr. Baldry
The latest period for which figures have been compiled is the calendar year 1993.
No applications for export licences were refused to countries in Africa on the grounds of internal oppression or regional insecurity in that period.