UN Arms Trade Treaty
Bridget Phillipson (Houghton and Sunderland South, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what discussions he has had with the Secretaries of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs and for Defence on the implications for his Department of the UN arms trade treaty.
Alan Duncan (Minister of State, International Development; Rutland and Melton, Conservative)
All Departments across Whitehall are united in wanting to see an effective arms trade treaty. Negotiations are taking place this month in New York. The UK will do its utmost to secure a successful outcome.