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We do not keep a breakdown of the number of housing units which are built in settlements.
However, we are very concerned that there have been a number of new housing tenders issued for illegal Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank since the Annapolis Conference in November 2007. We continue to make clear to the Israeli Government that we view all Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian Territories, including the West Bank and East Jerusalem, as illegal under international law. My right hon. Friend the Prime Minister reiterated our policy on settlements when he addressed the Israeli Knesset on