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‘The British government refuses to give lawmakers a vote on whether to keep selling arms to Saudi Arabia, engaged in war crimes in Yemen.
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However, there have been reports of political maneuvering in the parliament in order to prevent lawmakers from blocking arms sales to Saudis.’
The UK should stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia while Saudi actions in neighbouring Yemen are investigated, a draft report by MPs has said. The Committees on Arms Export Controls said it was highly likely that weapons had been used to violate international humanitarian and human rights laws. The draft report has been seen by the BBC's Newsnight programme.