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star this property date less than 2018-03-21more like thismore than 2018-03-21
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Peacekeeping Operations more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether British military personnel been involved in operations in Yemen since March 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
star this property uin 133680 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-03-29
star this property answer text <p>No. British military personnel have not been involved in operations in Yemen since March 2015.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Milton Keynes North more like this
star this property answering member printed Mark Lancaster more like this
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less than 2018-03-29T14:08:25.58Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-29T14:08:25.58Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mark Lancaster more like this
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4615
unstar this property label Biography information for Lloyd Russell-Moyle more like this
387748
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-06more like thismore than 2015-07-06
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what support the United Kingdom is providing to the government of Saudi Arabia in its military campaign in Yemen. more like this
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The Marquess of Lothian more like this
star this property uin HL1125 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-14more like thismore than 2015-07-14
star this property answer text <p>We are not participating directly in Saudi-led military operations in Yemen, but we are providing technical support, precision-guided weapons and exchanging information with the Saudi Arabian armed forces through pre-existing arrangements.</p><p>In addition to the personnel who continue to provide support for equipment supplied, we have a small number of liaison personnel in Saudi and coalition air and maritime headquarters. This includes personnel in the Maritime Coalition Coordination Centre in the region supporting the delivery of humanitarian aid into Yemen.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Earl Howe more like this
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less than 2015-07-14T15:25:56.78Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-14T15:25:56.78Z
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star this property label Biography information for Earl Howe more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for The Marquess of Lothian more like this
388159
star this property registered interest true more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-07more like thismore than 2015-07-07
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the Government is assisting the Saudi-led offensive in Yemen by the provision of (a) personnel, (b) aircraft, (c) training and (d) any other type of support. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency West Bromwich East more like this
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Tom Watson more like this
star this property uin 6002 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-13more like thismore than 2015-07-13
star this property answer text <p>In addition to UK personnel wholly providing support for British-supplied equipment, we have a small number of liaison personnel in Saudi coalition Headquarters, including the Maritime Coalition Co-ordination Centre that supports the enablement of humanatarian aid into Yemen. There are no UK aircraft or training in direct support of Saudi operations. We continue to supply equipment that conforms to our export criteria.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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less than 2015-07-13T16:22:26.627Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-13T16:22:26.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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1463
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Watson more like this
390734
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 14 July 2015 to Question HL1125 on Saudi Arabia: Yemen, how many precision-guided weapons of what type are being provided to Saudi Arabian armed forces; what procedures are in place to monitor the use of such weapons by Saudi Arabian armed forces; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 7584 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>We do not routinely reveal the exact numbers of precision guided weapons being provided to the Saudi authorities as to do so would prejudice commercial interests, and also to protect Saudi operational security. The release of this information would be a matter for the Saudi authorities.</p><p>The UK aims to operate one of the most rigorous and transparent export control regimes in the world. Each licence application is rigorously assessed using internationally recognised criteria. The Saudis have provided repeated assurances to us that they will be used in compliance with international humanitarian law and we continue to engage with them on those assurances.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T15:30:16.143Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T15:30:16.143Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
390738
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-16more like thismore than 2015-07-16
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, with reference to the Answer of 9 September to Question 207819 on Saudi Arabia, what roles British personnel stationed in Saudi Arabia are carrying out in support of the Saudi armed forces military operations in Yemen; what steps he has taken to ensure that such military operations are not in breech of international humanitarian law; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
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Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 7583 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-21more like thismore than 2015-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The UK provides routine teams of personnel to support Saudi Arabia, under existing government-to-government arrangements. None of these personnel are participating directly in Saudi military operations. We currently have:</p><p>11 personnel providing mentoring and advice to the Saudi Arabian National Guard, as part of the British Military Mission to the Saudi Arabian National Guard.</p><p>18 military and 19 civilian personnel working on the Saudi Arabia National Guard Communications Project to acquire and support, modern communications capabilities for the Saudi Arabian National Guard.</p><p>76 military and 42 civilian personnel working on the Ministry of Defence Saudi Armed Forces Projects, supporting the United Kingdom's commitment to the defence of Saudi Arabia through the supply of modern military aircraft, naval vessels, weapons and associated support services to the Saudi Armed Forces.</p><p>In addition to these personnel, we have also deployed a small number of liaison personnel in Saudi and coalition Air and Maritime Headquarters. This includes personnel in the Maritime Coalition Coordination Centre in Bahrain to help ease the flow of humanitarian aid into Yemen.</p><p>We have received assurances from the Saudis that they are complying with International Humanitarian Law and we continue to engage with them on those assurances.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-07-21T15:33:37.06Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T15:33:37.06Z
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4017
star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
390916
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-17more like thismore than 2015-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what information his Department holds on whether any British-licenced weaponry has been used by Saudi Arabia to bomb Saada province in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 7824 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-27more like thismore than 2015-07-27
star this property answer text <p>The use of equipment and weapons supplied to the Saudis is an operational matter for the Saudi military authorities. The Saudis have assured us that British-supplied munitions will be used in compliance with international humanitarian law and we continue to engage with them on these assurances.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 7820 more like this
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less than 2015-07-27T13:48:29.95Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-27T13:48:29.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
star this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
390924
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star this property date less than 2015-07-17more like thismore than 2015-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on which dates and in what locations British precision-guided missiles, licensed for export, have been used in the current conflict in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 7820 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-27more like thismore than 2015-07-27
star this property answer text <p>The use of equipment and weapons supplied to the Saudis is an operational matter for the Saudi military authorities. The Saudis have assured us that British-supplied munitions will be used in compliance with international humanitarian law and we continue to engage with them on these assurances.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 7824 more like this
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less than 2015-07-27T13:48:29.787Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-27T13:48:29.787Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-07-17more like thismore than 2015-07-17
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Ministry of Defence more like this
star this property answering dept id 11 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many precision guided missiles have been exported from the UK to Saudi Arabia since the start of the recent conflict in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Oxford East more like this
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Mr Andrew Smith more like this
star this property uin 7888 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-27more like thismore than 2015-07-27
star this property answer text <table><tbody><tr><td colspan="2" rowspan="5"> </td><td colspan="6" rowspan="5"><p>I am withholding the information as its disclosure would, or would be likely to, prejudice relations between the United Kingdom and another state.</p></td></tr></tbody></table> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Sevenoaks more like this
star this property answering member printed Michael Fallon more like this
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less than 2015-07-27T13:43:41.647Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-27T13:43:41.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Michael Fallon more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Andrew Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-10more like thismore than 2015-12-10
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has made an assessment of the accuracy of reports by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch that a UK-produced bomb was used in an airstrike against a civilian factory in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Margaret Ferrier more like this
star this property uin 19547 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-18more like thismore than 2015-12-18
star this property answer text <p>We are aware of the allegation that a ceramics factory in Sana'a Governorate was attacked on 23 September 2015 causing civilian casualties and are monitoring this alleged incident.</p><p>In doing so, the Ministry of Defence is considering a range of evidence from Government sources, foreign governments, the media and international non-governmental organisations. Our consideration of this allegation is on going.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2015-12-18T12:01:49.623Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-18T12:01:49.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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4386
unstar this property label Biography information for Margaret Ferrier more like this
446255
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star this property date less than 2016-01-20more like thismore than 2016-01-20
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Yemen: Military Intervention more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assistance British service personnel are providing to Saudi Arabian forces in Yemen. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
star this property uin 23505 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-01-25more like thismore than 2016-01-25
star this property answer text <p>The UK and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have a long history of defence cooperation. As part of this long standing relationship, the RAF provides training and shares best practice to the Royal Saudi Air Force, including training on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) compliant targeting.</p><p>In addition we have provided guidance and advice to the Saudis on their processes to ensure continued compliance with IHL.</p><p>Finally the UK has deployed a small number of military personnel serving as Liaison Officers in Saudi headquarters. Their role is to build our relationship and provide insight into Saudi operations. Liaison Officers are not involved in directing or conducting operations in Yemen or selecting targets and are not involved in the Saudi targeting decision-making process.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
star this property answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
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less than 2016-01-25T16:24:51.003Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-25T16:24:51.003Z
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star this property label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this