Arms Trade: Israel

Department for Business and Trade written question – answered am ar 21 Rhagfyr 2023.

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Photo of Caroline Lucas Caroline Lucas Green, Brighton, Pavilion

To ask the Secretary of State for Business and Trade, pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2023 to Question 5417 on Israel: Military Aid, whether she has conducted a recent review of his Department's guidance entitled Open general export license: exports in support of joint strike fighter (F-35 Lightening II) with respect to the inclusion of Israel on the list of approved recipients (a) directly and (b) indirectly via other partner nations.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands Party Chair, Conservative Party, Minister of State (Department for Business and Trade)

The government continues to monitor closely the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

All licences are kept under careful and continual review as standard and we are able to amend, suspend or revoke extant licences as circumstances require.

In the event such decisions were taken, for any licences, we would issue a ‘Notice to Exporters’.

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