Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:39 pm on 25th September 2019.

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Photo of Hugo Swire Hugo Swire Conservative, East Devon 5:39 pm, 25th September 2019

The United Kingdom is involved in this, whether we like it or not, and we have already seen the effects on the price of oil resulting from the attacks on the Aramco field. Can my right hon. Friend assure me that in any contingency planning, the Foreign Office is considering the wider effects on the region? The United Kingdom has huge investments—people and companies—right across the Gulf. I hope that is being considered if anything gets worse there.