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Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 8:29 pm on 13th October 2014.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington 8:29 pm, 13th October 2014

I am sorry to interrupt the hon. Gentleman’s flow. May I refer him back to the motion, which is about recognising not the Government, but the state? There is a substantial difference between the two. We recognise many Governments whom we do not tolerate. All we are recognising here is the need to confer statehood.