§ Mr. Tony Lloyd
This Department's officials have attended a number of meetings in the FCO on the Strategic Defence Review. On 3 July my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs held a seminar in the FCO on the Strategic Defence Review with academics and other commentators. We do not keep records of dates and the participants of all meetings attended by officials within this Department.
§ Sir Richard Body
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how the responsibility for the Defence Review will be divided between his Department and the Ministry of Defence; and what the arrangements will be far his Department's involvement. 
§ Mr. Lloyd
The first phase of the Strategic Defence Review to establish the policy baseline, is being conducted jointly by the MOD and this Department.
The MOD will lead the subsequent work, with continued involvement from this Department to assess roles, missions and capabilities required and the implications for equipment and support.