Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Grahame Morris (Easington, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions officials in his Department have had with the Israeli government on the imprisonment of Palestinian members of the Palestine Legislative Council; and if he will make a statement.
Alistair Burt (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Afghanistan/South Asia, counter terrorism/proliferation, North America, Middle East and North Africa), Foreign and Commonwealth Office; North East Bedfordshire, Conservative)
Our embassy in Tel Aviv has raised the arrests of Palestinian Legislative Council Members with the Israeli authorities. Most recently, the British ambassador to Tel Aviv raised this issue with the Israeli Deputy Attorney General on