Yemen

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:26 pm on 20th November 2017.

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Photo of Richard Burden Richard Burden Labour, Birmingham, Northfield 4:26 pm, 20th November 2017

All of us condemn the missile attack on Riyadh, but may I express some surprise at the Minister’s reluctance to use the word “blockade”? When the UN is warning that diesel and petrol will run dry within a month, when we know that in that month 150,000 already malnourished children will die and when Save the Children is saying that 130 die every day now, as well as pushing for the political solution, which the Minister rightly says is necessary, is he indicating in any way to Saudi Arabia that it could be accountable for the deaths of potentially millions of people?