John Deverell and Molly Mulready

Brigadier John Deverell is a former defence attaché in Saudi Arabia and director of defence diplomacy at the Ministry of Defence. Molly Mulready is a lawyer, formerly of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

The UK must stop arming Saudi Arabia

We have both proudly served Her Majesty’s government — one of us as an army officer and defence attaché to the British Embassy in Saudi Arabia, the other as a lawyer advising successive foreign secretaries on arms exports to Saudi Arabia. We did not undertake this work with illusions about the reality and cost of