Committees on Arms Export Controls

Use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

For reports arising from the inquiry into The use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen, go to the Joint Business, Innovation and Skills and International Development Committees report and the Foreign Affairs Committee report. Nov. 2016: The Government published two separate responses to the Yemen reports.

Scope of the inquiry

The inquiry will look at the size of arms sales to the gulf region and ask questions about the role the trade plays in advancing UK interests there. It will also examine if weapons manufactured in the UK have been used by the Royal Saudi Armed Forces in Yemen, if any arms export licence criteria have been infringed and discuss what action should be taken in such cases.

Terms of reference: Use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen


Read all transcripts, written evidence and other material related to the inquiry on the use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen.

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