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Yemen - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:30 pm on 30th October 2019.

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Photo of The Bishop of Durham The Bishop of Durham Bishop 3:30 pm, 30th October 2019

My Lords, I thank the Minister for his response and I share his support for any initiative that brings peace to Yemen, but this deal brokered by the KSA brings only limited opportunities for a peaceful future in the region. After four years and seven months, almost 100,000 people have died—84,000 children from starvation, and 2,500 from cholera. What pressure are Her Majesty’s Government putting on Saudi and Emirati opposites to secure an immediate cessation to the wider war in Yemen?