UK to resume granting arms export licences for Saudi Arabia

The Secretary of State for International Trade, Elizabeth Truss, has announced that the UK will resume the granting of export licences for the sale or transfer of military arms or equipment to Saudi Arabia. See written statement. The export of arms which could be used in the conflict in Yemen, including to Saudi’s coalition partners, was suspended in July 2019 …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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