Labour MP calls for investigation into Swire’s Conservative Middle East Council

Image: Saudi Crown Prince’s UK visit PR

Swire retains a massive interest in the Middle East via his chairmanship of the Conservative Middle East Council. He visits many Middle East Countries and is often around at the same time as British arms companies, and hosts many visits and seminars as well as hosting Middle Eastern potentates and politicians in the UK. We have reported on the group’s controversial funders (see below). Now a Labour MP has called for an inquiry into the group. He is particularly concerned about UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia being used in their war with Yemen:

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