HC Deb 13 June 2002 vol 386 c1387W
Ann Clwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what support has been provided by Trade Partners UK to assist PW Defence to(a) attend and (b) exhibit at MSP exhibitions or conferences in the UK and overseas since I May 1997; which exhibitions or conferences were attended; and what amounts were provided [HL60698]

Nigel Griffiths

Trade Partners UK (TPUK) provided support to PW Defence at the following overseas exhibitions under the terms of the Support for Exhibitions and Seminars Abroad scheme since May 1997:

Date Event Country Support(£)
Sep 2000 Africa Aerospace and Defence South Africa 3,100
Mar 2001 IDEX UAE 2,300
Nov 2001 MILIPOL France 2,300
Apr 2002 DSA Malaysia 3,500

TPUK have no record of supporting PW Defence at any exhibitions or conferences in the UK during this period.

As the House knows, this company has been under investigation following a recent report on their activities.