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Committees on Arms Export Controls

Commons Select Committee

The Committees on Arms Export Controls consist of four select committees meeting and working together because each has an interest in arms exports as part of their responsibility to scrutinise their respective Government departments.

Committee news

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Corruption Watch UK and academics questioned on arms exports
Committees examines the adequacy of the current export licensing regime
8 May 2018
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BAE Systems and Leonardo questioned on arms export controls
Committees examine the UK's licensing regime for strategic exports from the viewpoint of two of the country's largest defence exporters
17 April 2018
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ADS Group questioned on arms export controls
Committees on Arms Export Controls question the Chief Executive of ADS Group
14 March 2018
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Amnesty International, Oxfam and Saferworld give evidence on arms exports
Committees on Arms Export Controls look at the UK's arms export licensing process
21 February 2018
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Applications invited for Specialist Adviser role
Committees recruiting Specialist Adviser to provide authoritative advice to the Committees on arms export controls
15 January 2018
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UK arms exports during 2016
Committees launch first inquiry into arms exports
6 December 2017
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Committees agree to work together to scrutinise arms exports
Committees on Arms Exports Controls meet regularly to consider Government's reports on strategic exports
16 October 2017
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Committee on Arms Export Controls membership at the end of Parliament 2015-17
View the membership of the Committee at the end of 2015-17 Parliament
3 May 2017
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General Election 2017 - Committees on Arms Export Controls
Following the Dissolution of Parliament on 3 May 2017, all select committees have ceased to exist
3 May 2017
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UK defence export promotion inquiry launched
Committees on Arms Export Controls examine promotion of UK defence industry abroad and Defence Growth Partnership
21 July 2016
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Arms Trade Treaty: Implementation, enforcement and effect examined
Committees on Arms Export Controls discuss UK implementation of the Treaty and its impact on exports
19 July 2016
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Arms Trade Treaty examined with non-governmental organisations and academia
Committees on Arms Export Controls hear from Amnesty International, Manchester University and Saferworld
5 July 2016
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Campaign Against Arms Trade questioned by Committees
Committees on Arms Export Controls look at arms exports, legal action against Government and human rights
27 June 2016
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Ministers questioned on human rights and arms trade in Yemen
Committees on Arms Export Controls examine claims of human rights infringements and monitoring of arms use
25 April 2016
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Arms Trade Treaty inquiry launched
Committees on Arms Export Controls launch inquiry into impact of the treaty on the arms trade
15 April 2016
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UK arms in Yemen examined with legal and defence representatives
Committees on Arms Export Controls take evidence on international arms sales and compliance with international agreements
7 April 2016
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Human rights groups discuss Yemen conflict
Committees on Arms Export Controls questions Oxfam and Amnesty International about the human rights situation
23 March 2016
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Use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen inquiry launched
Committees on Arms Export Controls launch inquiry into UK-manufactured arms in the Yemen conflict
10 March 2016
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Chris White MP elected as Chair
Chair of Committees on Arms Export Controls announced
10 February 2016
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Committees on Arms Export Controls meet to elect Chair
Committees on Arms Export Controls meet for first time and agree future work
28 January 2016
Total results 40 (page 2 of 2)