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Electronic Surveillance: Honduras

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 130861, tabled on 5 March 2018

to ask the Secretary of State for Intentional Trade, with reference to the statement from the Honduran office in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemning the use of force of force by the Honduras Government against protesters, if he will suspend the license for the unsent order of surveillance equipment to Honduras.

Answered on

8 March 2018

The goods on this licence were presented to UK Customs for export on 22 February 2018. This licence is now exhausted.

United Nations reports are considered as part of the application process. The issue of the licence was consistent with the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria and remained so at the time of export.

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