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Saudi Arabia (Sale Of Aircraft And Missiles)

Volume 722: debated on Tuesday 21 December 1965

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asked the Prime Minister to what value British armament firms have offered to sell military aircraft and missiles to the Saudi Arabian Government; whether the contracts have yet been concluded; and what steps he has taken in an attempt to ensure that the other Governments in the Middle East, including the Government of Israel, will not regard the sale as a menace to their security necessitating similar increases in their armed strength.

I would refer my hon. Friend to the Statement made earlier today by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Aviation.