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Backbench Business — Palestine and Israel

Part of Business of the House – in the House of Commons at 7:35 pm on 13th October 2014.

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Photo of Edward Garnier Edward Garnier Conservative, Harborough 7:35 pm, 13th October 2014

I have no doubt that all my hon. Friend is saying is entirely true, but surely it is a matter of judgment. We all want to see negotiations, and no doubt there is some magic right time for those to go well. Would a vote tonight by the House for the motion, as amended, provide a catalyst, even a nudge, for both parties to come together and to do so more quickly?