HC Deb 12 February 2002 vol 380 c286W
Mr. Menzies Campbell

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list the British companies which have received export licences to export arms and army-related equipment to(a) Qatar, (b) United Arab Emirates, (c) Bahrain and (d) Oman in each year since 1995; and if she will make a statement. [34084]

Nigel Griffiths

Information on export licences issued to particular British companies is commercially confidential, and is exempt from disclosure under the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information.

Details of all export licences issued are published by destination in the Government's annual reports on Strategic Export Controls. Copies of the 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000 annual reports are available in the Libraries of the House. The 2001 annual report will be published as soon as possible.