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  1. Richard Burden: Pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2014 to Question 217644, on Ukraine, what criteria were used to establish EU policy objectives on non-recognition of the illegal annexation by (a) Russia of Crimea and (b) Israel of East Jerusalem and the Occupied Palestinian Territories?



2 Dan Jarvis: What recent steps has FCO taken to support the Middle East peace process?



  1. Mike Freer: What discussions has Foreign Secretary had with the Palestinian Authority on its accession to the International Criminal Court?



  1. Guto Bebb: What representations has Foreign Secretary made to the Palestinian Authority on recent reports of violations of the ceasefire agreement?



  1. Guto Bebb: What discussions has Foreign Secretary had with his Palestinian Authority counterparts on the closure of the administrative checkpoint at the Erez Crossing?



  1. Guto Bebb: What discussions has Foreign Secretary had with his Palestinian Authority counterparts on the smuggling of weapons and other contraband into Gaza?


Nos 1-6 Commons Written Answers.


  1. Baroness Tonge: What representations have HMG made to the government of Israel concerning the boy killed and 24 children injured in the West Bank last week as reported by the United Nations Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs?
  2. Lord Hylton: What representations are HMG making to the government of Israel concerning (1) the removal of two military bases in the West Bank in order to allow for the expansion of existing settlements, (2) the Israeli air attack on a cement factory near Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip on 20 or 21 December, (3) the elimination of delays and full normal opening of the Tulkarm Crossing-point for Palestinians with permission to work in Israel, (4) approval for the construction of 243 houses on West Bank land illegally annexed to Jerusalem, and (5) Israeli naval vessels firing live ammunition at Palestinian fishermen off Gaza, damaging several boats? [Baroness Anelay: “Our Embassy in Tel Aviv is looking into the situation faced by Gazan fishermen and will consider Government action on this issue.” (extract)]

Nos 7-8 http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201415/ldhansrd/text/150115w0001.htm#15011569000302


  1. Lord Hylton: What representations are HMG making to the government of Egypt about full reopening of the Rafah Crossing, in particular for urgent medical cases, students, and other priority categories?


Nos 7-9 Lords Written Answers




  1. Lord Warner: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Bates on 16 December 2014, have HMG discussed with the United States the risk factors relating to the entry into this country of foreign citizens; and if so, why does their assessment of the risks posed by Israeli citizens entering the United Kingdom differ from the assessment made by the government of the United States about entry into that country?



  1. Baroness Tonge: What steps are HMG taking to ensure that Israel returns the 128 million US dollars it is withholding in tax revenues which are owing to the Palestinian Authority?
  2. Baroness Tonge: What representations have HMG made to the government of Israel regarding compensation for the uprooting of 5,000 olive trees in agricultural lands east of Turmusayya?

Nos 2-3 http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201415/ldhansrd/text/150113w0001.htm#15011353000110


  1. Baroness Tonge: What representations have HMG made to the government of Israel concerning the death of Palestinian Cabinet Minister Ziad Abu Ein?
  2. Baroness Tonge: What position did the United Kingdom take at the Conference of Parties to the Geneva Convention held in Geneva on 17 December 2014, and did they make a statement following that Conference?

Nos 4-5 http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld201415/ldhansrd/text/150113w0001.htm#15011353000111

Nos 1-5 Lords Written Answers




  1. David Jones: What representations has Foreign Secretary made to the government of Israel over its decision to freeze the transfer of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority?
  1. Sir Bob Russell: What were the reasons for the UK’s abstention on a Resolution before the UN to require Israel to withdraw from the territory it has occupied since 1967?
  1. Dan Jarvis: What recent (a) financial and (b) other assistance has DfID given for children in Palestine?

Nos 1-3 Commons Written Answers