§ Mr. Kilfoyle
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what his Ministry's obligations are under the Government-to-Government arrangements with Saudi Arabia concerning the A1 Yamamah programme; 
(2) if he will publish the terms of reference for the Director-General of the Saudi Armed Forces Project. 
§ Mr. Ingram
The Ministry of Defence's obligation in respect of the A1 Yamamah programme are covered in Government-to-Government arrangements, the details of which are confidential between the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabian Governments. The Director-General of the Saudi Armed Forces Project (DGSAP) is responsible for fulfilling the Department's obligation under these arrangements. DGSAP and his staff are involved in the negotiation of the A1 Yamamah contracts, monitoring the progress and performance of the programme prime contractor in the delivery of goods and services to the Saudi armed forces and, when satisfied, endorsing claims made by the prime contractor in accordance with the terms of the contracts for payment by the Saudi Government.