Exports: Saudi Arabia

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 4th March 2020.

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Photo of Harriett Baldwin Harriett Baldwin Conservative, West Worcestershire

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what progress her Department's Export Control Joint Unit is making in developing a new licencing process in connection with exports to Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

Work to develop a revised assessment process enabling the Secretary of State for International Trade to re-take the licensing decisions remitted to her by the Court of Appeal’s judgment of 20 June 2019, has advanced steadily and significantly since the judgment. An announcement will be made once the Secretary of State is in a position to re-take these decisions.

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