§ Mr. Nellist
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what information he has as to the countries which will be represented at the defence components and equipment exhibition at the Birmingham national exhibition centre on 9 to 11 May.
§ Mr. Atkins
I understand that over 250 British companies are exhibiting at the event together with a number of European firms, the majority of whom are currently engaged in collaborative projects with British firms in the defence field. Visitors are expected from many countries.