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Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 71133, tabled on 8 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, which Minister in her Department was responsible for the approval of any arms export licences for (a) Saudi Arabia and (b) its coalition partners from 17 July 2016 to 9 January 2018.

Answered on

13 July 2020

My Rt Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for International Trade is ultimately responsible for decisions on all strategic export licences.

Her predecessor, my Rt Hon. Friend for North Somerset, held the post during the dates referred to.

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