Join us Donate


1. Andrew Selous: What representations has the UK made to Israel about the recent settler land encroachment in Salfeet, Isaka, Broqeen, Yasouf and Hares?

Commons Written Answers

2.  Lord Hylton: What representations have HMG made to Israel about the death of the Jordanian magistrate, Mr Raed Zeiter, killed on 10 March near the Allenby Bridge?

3. Lord Maginnis: What consideration are HMG giving to the claim of Iranian responsibility for the Lockerbie Pan Am 103 air disaster and that the previously accepted Libyan responsibility was incorrect? [Baroness Warsi: Quotes Crown Office statement of 11 March that this claim was already rejected before the al-Megrahi trial and also that: “The wider alleged involvement of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine–General Command (PFLP-GC) has been repeatedly reported over many years but was addressed in full and rejected at the original trial”.]

4. Baroness Tonge: What discussions have HMG held with relevant parties regarding the viability of the Palestinian economy under the current circumstances in the region?

Nos 2-4 Lords Written Answers


1. Sir Gerald Kaufman: Quoting from a Palestinian friend’s e-mail and evoking “constant stream of killing of innocent Palestinians by the Israelis“, he asks Prime Minister if he raised this with Netanyahu when he was in Israel last week, and what he is going to do about it.


2. Andrew Selous: What recent discussions have Foreign Secretary or FCO officials had with Israel about recent deaths of Palestinians following encounters with Israeli forces?

Commons Written Answers

3. Lord Avebury (moving an Immigration Bill Amendment): “Britain was in the forefront in promoting the 1961 UN Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, and has since worked to reduce the pockets of statelessness that still exist all over the world, such as the Bidoon in the Gulf states, the Rohingya and the Palestinians.” (extract)

Lords Debates


4. Baroness Tonge: What representations have HMG made to Israel on use of CS gas in residents’ houses in Qaddum and other villages?


Lords Written Answers




TUESDAY  18  MARCH  2014

1. Paul Flynn: During the Prime Minister’s recent visit there, was the possibility of Israel disarming its nuclear weapons capability and joining the NPT discussed with his Israeli counterpart, other Israeli ministers and members of the Knesset?

Commons Written Answers

2. Lord Alderdice (speaking in Ukraine debate): In the Quartet dealing with Israel-Palestine, Russia carried on talking to Hamas and Hezbollah. That too could be seen as Putin “putting right” the humiliation of the previous Afghan war when we backed the mujaheddin and Osama bin Laden in order to get the Russians out.

Lords Debates

MONDAY  17  MARCH  2014

1. Jack Lopresti: What effect has reported interception of Iranian arms shipments to Gaza had on Foreign Secretary’s assessment of President Rouhani’s role in promoting ME stability?

2. Diane Abbott: What recent discussions has Foreign Secretary had with his Israeli counterpart on levels of settlement construction?

3. Richard Burden: What discussions has Foreign Secretary had with Israeli authorities about their handling of visa requests from Palestinian medical students for travel to the UK in connection with the work of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association, and will he make a statement?

4. Tom Watson: Pursuant to the answer of 10 March 2014, Official Report, column 33W, on unmanned air vehicles, will Defence Secretary publish a complete list of countries to which his Department has sent pilots to operate unmanned aircraft?

1-4 Commons Written Answers

5. Baroness Tonge: What is HMG’s assessment of the current status of Israel’s commitment to investigate fully the settler attack on the Deir Istiya Mosque?

6. Baroness Tonge: What representations have HMG made to Israel concerning case for an open inquiry into deaths of Palestinian prisoners whose death in hospital follows immediately on their release from custody?

7. Baroness Tonge: In light of recent Amnesty report Trigger Happy, what discussions have HMG held with European partners concerning accountability within the IDF?

Nos 5-7

8. Lord Beecham: Do HMG have plans to amend their policy on funding to the PA in order to facilitate direct funding of St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital, and if not, why not?

Nos 5-8 Lords Written Answers