Yemen

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:56 pm on 21st November 2018.

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Photo of Paul Sweeney Paul Sweeney Shadow Minister (Scotland) 12:56 pm, 21st November 2018

The Foreign Secretary talks about the need for robust oversight of humanitarian obligations in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. A report by The Sunday Post revealed that 366 war crimes allegations in Yemen have been tabled, but only 79 investigations have been undertaken by the Saudi-led joint incident assessment team. That is a 21% rate. Does the Secretary of State view that as an acceptable rate, particularly as British munitions may have been involved in those incidents?