United Nations Relief and Works Agency - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:38 pm on 19th November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Bates Lord Bates The Minister of State, Department for International Development 2:38 pm, 19th November 2018

We and UNRWA take all those concerns extremely seriously. When issues such as the content of school textbooks have been raised, they have been thoroughly investigated. When the principles of non-violence that the Palestinian Authority signed up to are questioned, that ought to be raised with UNRWA. Ultimately, the only way forward in the long term is for all parties to come together and begin a peace process that can resolve the refugee situation and territorial claims.