To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will provide extra territorial controls on small arms in the draft secondary legislation to the Arms Export Control Bill with reference to the Scott Report and Government statements in 2001. 
[holding answer 9 April 2003]: Full consideration to all representations received in response to the present consultation on the draft legislation will be considered.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will estimate the cost of establishing a register of arms dealers and brokers. 
The Government propose to register information on all those applying for licences, both for exports and for arms trafficking and brokering activities. This database will be used for licensing and enforcement purposes on an international basis.Any significant costs associated with the introduction of new controls to be made under the Export Control Act will be published in the final Regulatory Impact Assessment; a copy of which will be place in the Libraries of the House.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will include in the draft Orders under the Export Control Act 2002 minimum enforceable standards of electronic security and encryption to be used for those companies and individuals sharing information on military technology or software with recipients both in and outside the UK. 
An exporter may not share information on controlled technology without an export licence. Exporters must comply with all the terms of the licence which will specify the permitted destinations and technology.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will establish, in relation to the use of intranets in the draft orders for the Export Control Act 2002, regulation of the electronic security protocols used by companies granted open individual export licences in instances (a) where companies have global computer networks which extend to countries for which licences would not be granted and (b) where companies do not have such networks. 
An exporter may only export controlled technology to the destinations specified in the export licence, where one is granted. Exporters must comply with all terms of the licence.