§ Mr. Doug Henderson
Under our draft text, any state denying an export licence according to the Code of Conduct would circulate details of the denial to other Member States. Partners would then be required to consult the denying state before deciding whether to issue a licence for essentially the same goods to the same destination.
§ Mr. Hancock
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans he has to introduce a central database of accredited arms dealers from whom the Government purchase equipment. 
§ Mr. Spellar
I have been asked to reply.
The MOD has no current plans to introduce a central database of defence suppliers.