This document contains the Consolidated Government Response to the Committees on Arms Export Controls Annual Report 2014.
The Committees on Arms Export Controls (CAEC) First Joint Report of Session 2014-2015 (known as the CAEC’s Annual Report 2014) was published on 23 July 2014 (HC 186) and addressed the Scrutiny of the Government’s UK Strategic Export Controls Annual Report 2012 (published in July 2012), the government’s Quarterly Reports from October 2012 to September 2013, and the government’s policies on arms exports and international arms control issues. The Report contained 165 conclusions and recommendations.
The Consolidated Government Response is a joint document drafted by BIS, DfID, FCO and MOD, with contributions from HMRC. The FCO laid the response before Parliament as a Command Paper on behalf of the government on 13 October 2014