Gaza: Electricity Supply - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:00 pm on 19th April 2016.

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Photo of Baroness Verma Baroness Verma The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for International Development 3:00 pm, 19th April 2016

My Lords, the UK Government, in dialogue with both Israel and the Palestinian Authority, are working hard with other donors, the UN, the World Food Programme and others to ensure that access is available to the things that the noble Baroness mentioned. However, this is a protracted humanitarian crisis and we need to be firm in our resolve to encourage the two players to come to the table so that the absolutely necessary two-state solution can be reached.