Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:36 pm on 16th April 2018.

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Photo of Crispin Blunt Crispin Blunt Conservative, Reigate 4:36 pm, 16th April 2018

On Sunday’s “The Andrew Marr Show”, the Leader of the Opposition said that

“our exports that go to Saudi Arabia…end up somewhere in very bad hands, in Syria and other places.”

The Leader of the Opposition has rightly called for evidence to support this intervention and for the Government to be satisfied about it. People who demand evidence and then repeat malicious gossip for which there is not only no evidence, but which is contradicted by the non-governmental organisations that are specialists in the area, are guilty of very poor double standards.