HL Deb 23 January 1991 vol 525 c6WA
Lord Kennet

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they consider themselves bound to consult with the Governments of Saudi Arabia and/or Kuwait before initiating military action in the Gulf or co-operating with the United States in military operations there.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (The Earl of Arran)

The current military operations by coalition forces for the liberation of Kuwait, following the expiry of the United Nations deadline, were the subject of joint decision.