Palestinian State: UK Recognition - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:51 pm on 13 February 2024.

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Photo of Lord Austin of Dudley Lord Austin of Dudley Non-affiliated 3:51, 13 February 2024

My Lords, there are 200 land-based conflicts in the world, half a million dead in Syria, the world’s biggest humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen, and millions slaughtered in Africa—yet the only conflict people in the UK seem to want to protest about is Israel defending itself against the racist, genocidal Islamists of Hamas. What does the Foreign Secretary think explains this irrational obsession with the world’s only Jewish state?