HC Deb 19 September 2002 vol 390 c217W
Hugh Bayley

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the oral statement of the hon. Member for Edinburgh, South (Nigel Griffiths) of 24 June 2002,Official Report, column 635, of criterion 8 of the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing criteria; whether the review is devising a series of tests to determine whether an arms export may compromise the sustainable development of a developing country; when he expects the review to be completed; and how the Government intends to inform Parliament of the outcome of the review. [64963]

Nigel Griffiths

I have been asked to reply.

I refer my hon. Friend to the detailed reply given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on 31 July.