Fury as MPs wined and dined by Fife-based US arms firm linked to war crimes in Yemen

Fury as MPs wined and dined by Fife-based US arms firm linked to war crimes in Yemen
 

A US arms firm in Fife linked to war crimes in Yemen have enjoyed at least 57 private meetings with the UK Government.
Raytheon have wined and dined MPs and even treated a minister at the MoD to a Burns supper with haggis, neeps and whisky.
The multinational also met privately with Chancellor Philip Hammond when he was foreign secretary after claims of war crimes in Yemen emerged.
The scale of Raytheon’s lobbying has been revealed by Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) as UK ministers continue to refuse to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
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2 October 2016 in World News, Views: 44
Source: Daily Record
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