§ Mr. Alton
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is his policy towards the payment of commissions to those involved in the sale of arms to overseas Governments in respect of(a) civil servants, (b) members of the Government, (c) Members of Parliament and (d) relatives of Members of Parliament of the country concerned; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Freeman
The British Government do not pay commissions to those involved in arms sales. I cannot comment on other countries' requirements or conventions on the payment of commissions to their nationals.