To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many export licences for the sale of guided missile kits to Saudi Arabia have been granted in the last five years; and when the last such licence was granted.
16 January 2017
Guided missile kits are not standard descriptors used on strategic export licence statistics. Information on arms export licences including higher assembly platforms, are published as Official Statistics in the Annual and Quarterly Reports on Strategic Export Controls. These reports contain detailed information on export licences issued, refused or revoked, by destination, including the overall value, type (e.g. Military, Other) and a summary of the items covered by these licences. They are available to view at GOV.UK.
All export licences are issued in strict accordance with the Consolidated EU and National Arms Export Licensing Criteria.