Alison Thewliss MP: ‘it’s absolutely nonsensical that the government is supplying so much aid but also weapons’
Forty-two MPs from across the political spectrum have written to the Prime Minister calling for her to condemn the attack on Hodeidah and, if necessary, to stop British-made weapons being supplied to the Saudi-backed forces. Joining us from Glasgow is one of those MPs, Alison Thewliss of the Scottish National Party.
Saudi-led force attack Hodeidah port in Yemen
In Yemen today, for a second day, the Saudi-led coalition has attacked Houthi positions in an attempt to gain control of the port town of Hodeidah. The Houthi rebels claim that they have foiled an Arab naval attack and claim they are ready for a long battle. Our Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Rugman reports.