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Saudi Arabia: Executions — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:36 pm on 1st February 2016.

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Photo of Lord Hughes of Woodside Lord Hughes of Woodside Labour 2:36 pm, 1st February 2016

My Lords, while not disputing in any way the efforts made by the Minister in her quiet diplomacy, there is no evidence whatever that that is working—in fact, the opposite is true. Is it not time to speak out clearly and loudly, making it plain to the Saudis exactly how we feel publicly?