Defence Notes

PREMIUM: Hundreds of UK defence export applications held up over Saudi backlog

14th January 2021 - 09:15 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Save this for later

Despite the UK's Export Control Joint Unit attempting to clear a licence application backlog, hundreds have been held up.

Up to 850 UK defence and security export licence applications have been put on hold as a result of the government attempting to clear a backlog caused by a freeze on arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

The backlog built up between June 2019 and July 2020, covering the period when ...

Want to read more?

To read this article, along with thousands of others like it, start your Premium News free trial.

Start Trial or log in here
Back to News

Share to