§ 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.