To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which Minister approved the arms export licence given to CAS Global in July 2014.
24 January 2017
This was a routine strategic export licence application approved at official level, in line with standard processing procedures.
In July 2014 the Department for Business Innovation and Skills had overall responsibility for the export licensing process. The then Secretary of State (Vince Cable) was responsible for the decision to grant or refuse an export licence in any individual case.