Military Co-operation: Saudi Arabia

Part of Isil – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 13th July 2015.

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Photo of Stewart McDonald Stewart McDonald Scottish National Party, Glasgow South 2:30 pm, 13th July 2015

At that meeting, did the Secretary of State highlight the fact that last year 90 people were executed in Saudi Arabia and that figure was reached by the end of May for this year? Sweden has dropped its memorandum of understanding on defence co-operation over the mistreatment of the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi and other human rights concerns. When will we see some urgency and action from the Secretary of State?