Committees on Arms Export Controls
The Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly the Quadripartite Committee) is the name for the concurrent meeting of four House of Commons select committees, comprising the Business and Enterprise Select Committee, the Defence Select Committee, the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, and the International Development Select Committee.
The remit of the committee is to examine the Government's expenditure, administration and policy on strategic exports (licensing of arms exports and other controlled goods).
In 2015 to 2016 the committee did not meet for over 9 months after the chairman Sir John Stanley retired as an MP, because of a long delay in appointing new members. Chris White was elected chair in February 2016. In March 2016 an inquiry into the use of UK-manufactured weapons in Yemen was launched.
As of the 16 March 2019, the members of the Committees are:
|Graham Jones MP (Chair)||Labour||Hyndburn|
|Rt. Hon Ann Clywd MP||Labour||Cynon Valley|
|Leo Docherty MP||Conservative||Aldershot|
|Nigel Evans MP||Conservative||Ribble Valley|
|Marcus Fysh MP||Conservative||Yeovil|
|Mike Gapes MP||Change UK||Ilford South|
|Ranil Jayawardena MP||Conservative||North East Hampshire|
|Pauline Latham OBE MP||Conservative||Mid Derbyshire|
|Chris Law MP||SNP||Dundee West|
|Emma Little-Pengelly MP||DUP||Belfast South|
|Rt. Hon. Priti Patel MP||Conservative||Witham|
|Gavin Robinson MP||DUP||Belfast East|
|Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP||Labour Co-op||Brighton Kemptown|
|Bob Seely MBE MP||Conservative||Isle of Wight|
|Henry Smith MP||Conservative||Crawley|
|Stephen Twigg MP||Labour Co-op||Liverpool West Derby|
|Catherine West MP||Labour||Hornsey and Wood Green|
|Faisal Rashid MP||Labour||Warrington South|
- Cahal Milmo (10 March 2016). "Saudi Arabia's use of British weapons in Yemen to be investigated by Parliamentary commission". The Independent. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
- "Chris White MP elected as Chair". House of Commons. UK Parliament. 10 February 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
- "Use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen inquiry launched". House of Commons. UK Parliament. 10 March 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2016.