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Arms Trade: Saudi Arabia

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 17th October 2019.

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Photo of Lloyd Russell-Moyle Lloyd Russell-Moyle Labour/Co-operative, Brighton, Kemptown

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, how many applications for licences for the export of arms to (a) Saudi Arabia and (b) its coalition partners have been received by her Department since 20 June 2019; what the dates of those licence applications were; and which type of (i) arms and (ii) export licence those applications were for.

Photo of Graham Stuart Graham Stuart Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

We have received a) 86 applications for military rated items for export to Saudi Arabia and; b) 178 applications for military rated items for export to coalition partners.

We cannot disclose any further information, as the applications are commercially sensitive.

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