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Defence Export Services Organisation

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what recent discussions his Department has had with the Defence Export Services Organisation; and if he will make a statement. (113202)

As a member of the Export Licensing Community which operates the UK system for arms export licensing, DFID maintains regular contact with all other Government Departments in this community, including our counterparts in the Defence Export Services Organisation (DESO) in the Ministry of Defence. DFID officials also participate in regular discussions with all relevant Departments and agencies, including DESO, on a number of export control policy issues.