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Holocaust Memorial Day (25 Jan 2024)

Theresa Villiers: ..., sometimes putting their own lives at risk. There were heroes here who organised the Kindertransport and saved many lives. We also need to reflect on this country’s approach to its mandate in Palestine and its decision to seek to reduce Jewish migration there in the 1930s, just when so many were trying to flee attacks in Europe. It is possible that many more could have escaped the Nazis...

Petition - Ceasefire in Gaza (24 Jan 2024)

Afzal Khan: ...Government to call on Israel and Hamas to implement an immediate” —and sustained— “ceasefire to prevent further bloodshed and damage so that a peaceful two-state solution may be achieved in Palestine and Israel. And the petitioners remain, etc.” Following is the full text of the petition: [The petition of residents of the constituency of Manchester Gorton, Declares that an...

Situation in the Red Sea (24 Jan 2024)

John Martin McDonnell: ...because of our history over the past century and a half in the region, so we should come forward with our own proposals soon. Some have been mentioned already and I do think that the recognition of Palestine is important, because that sends a message to Israel and elsewhere—

Action Against Houthi Maritime Attacks - Statement (24 Jan 2024)

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...needed, first, to allow the return of all hostages and the provision of urgent humanitarian relief, but also to enable progress to be made towards a two-state solution. Israel existing alongside Palestine is the only path to a just and lasting peace in the region. We welcome that the Foreign Secretary is visiting the region today. Given the desperate need for increased humanitarian support...

International Human Rights Abuses: UK Response — [Dame Maria Miller in the Chair] (24 Jan 2024)

Alyn Smith: ...of Ukraine’s liberty and the rights of the Ukrainian people to live without fear from their neighbours. It would be difficult to say that the UK has been so active in the case of Israel and Palestine. If human rights are to be applied everywhere, they need to be applied universally—against our friends as well as everybody else. So, I strongly support the South African referral of the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Palestinians: Humanitarian Aid (24 Jan 2024)

Rupa Huq: To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, what steps he is taking to help ensure that adequate aid is being allowed into Palestine.

Tributes to Sir Tony Lloyd (23 Jan 2024)

John Martin McDonnell: ...A large number of people would not have voted against the Iraq war if it had not been for Tony. He led by example on every occasion, on a very principled basis. If he were here today talking about Palestine, he would be leading for the Palestinian people. I was in the Shadow Cabinet with Tony. Some colleagues may remember that there was not an awful lot of fight for jobs in the Shadow...

Action Against Houthi Maritime Attacks (23 Jan 2024)

Alicia Kearns: ...the Arabian Peninsula or Daesh, who are also on the ground in Iran? Finally, as the Prime Minister touched on Gaza-Israel, please may I reiterate my request for the UK to launch a contact group for Palestine, so that we can launch track 2 negotiations to get some progress towards stability and a two-state solution?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Palestinians (22 Jan 2024)

Claudia Webbe: ...the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, whether his Department has made an assessment of the accuracy of allegations of the use of white phosphorus use in the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Migrant Camps (19 Jan 2024)

Rachael Maskell: To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, what steps his Department is taking to work with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East to help prevent the spread of disease in refugee camps in Gaza.

Prevention and Suppression of Terrorism (18 Jan 2024)

Thomas Tugendhat: ...or wrong, but this is different. Free speech includes neither the promotion of terrorism nor the celebration of terrorist acts. It is not acceptable to describe Hamas as the “heroes” of Palestine or the events of 7 October as a “long-awaited victory”. It is not acceptable to refer to the killing of Jewish tourists by an Egyptian police officer as “a simple example of what should...

Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2024 - Motion to Approve (18 Jan 2024)

Lord Sharpe of Epsom: ...by an Egyptian police officer, which I referred to in my opening remarks, as a simple example of what should be done to the Jews. Elsewhere, HuT has frequently referred to Hamas as the heroes of Palestine, in articles on its website. As has been noted, it has a long history of praising and celebrating attacks against Israel and attacks against Jews more widely. This vile anti-Semitism...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Election of Speaker and Deputy Speakers (17 Jan 2024)

Gerry Carroll: ...of state-enforced poverty. We do not accept the lies of a Government who say there is no money for public services but plenty of money to bomb Yemen and commit arms to fund Israel's genocide in Palestine. It is also important to say that we will not play the cynical political game that tries to apportion blame to either the DUP or the Tories while letting the other off the hook. Just as...

Defending the UK and Allies (15 Jan 2024)

Keir Starmer: .... On the Israel-Lebanon border, we must urge constraint. We must make it crystal clear to all parties that the UK does not support this conflict extending further in Lebanon. Within Israel and Palestine, in the west bank, settler violence must stop immediately, and in Gaza we need a humanitarian truce now—not as a short pause, but as the first step on a road away from violence. The need...

Israel and Palestine - Commons Urgent Question (15 Jan 2024)

Israel and Palestine - Commons Urgent Question

Climate Change: Impact on Developing Nations - Motion to Take Note (11 Jan 2024)

Lord Purvis of Tweed: ...on climate. This is traditionally the week when we wish Members a happy new year. For many people around the world, it is hell on earth they see—in Sudan, with the ongoing conflict there, and in Palestine, where women and children are bearing the brunt of conflict. If you add the climate emergency, which impacts disproportionately on women and children, particularly the newborn and the...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: Israel (11 Jan 2024)

Andrew Slaughter: ...Commonwealth and Development Office, whether he has had recent discussions with his Israeli counterpart on allegations that Israeli forces detained six staff working with the Ministry of Health and Palestine Red Crescent Society in Gaza on 22 November 2023.

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Gaza: British Nationals Abroad (11 Jan 2024)

Patrick Grady: To ask the Minister of State, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, if he will issue guidance for individuals considering travelling to (a) Israel and (b) Palestine with the intention of fighting in Gaza.

Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill (10 Jan 2024)

Andrew Slaughter: ...to support the provisions. The Bill fails every test. It weakens human rights protections for persecuted groups around the world, from the Rohingya to the Uyghurs. It particularly fails Israel and Palestine. It singles out Israel for special treatment. In the words of Daniel Levy, the respected commentator and former Israeli negotiator when talking to MPs earlier today, the Bill demands a...

Prime Minister: Engagements (10 Jan 2024)

Andrew Percy: ...that they sought “vengeance”, although that word was crossed out. Pro-Palestinian activists were invited to another school in the north-west of England to educate pupils on the history of Palestine, and displayed slides to those students that denied the existence of the state of Israel. We know that other schools have allowed absences for people to attend protests, where, of course,...


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