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Arms Trade: Trade Fairs

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 280324, tabled on 22 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what support the Government is providing to the Defence and Security Equipment International 2019; and if he will make a statement.

Answered on

31 July 2019

The Government provides a range of support to Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), including the provision of military assets and engagement by Government Ministers. The Department for International Trade’s Defence and Security Organisation invites a number of international delegates on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government including overseas ministers, senior Government officials and military staff. All invitations to overseas delegations follow a stringent process of scrutiny and approval involving both the Department for International Trade and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.