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Israel: Visits Abroad

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 27th November 2017.

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Photo of Lord Cope of Berkeley Lord Cope of Berkeley Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government which Government ministers have visited Israel in the last two years on (1) private, and (2) official visits; and when they did so.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office does not keep records of Government ministers' private visits to Israel. The following ministers have made official visits to Israel in the last two years:

Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood, 17-18 February 2016; Minister for the Cabinet Office Matt Hancock, 15-17 February 2016; Minister of State at the Home Office Baroness Williams of Trafford, 2-3 June 2016; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Trade Mark Garnier, 20–22 September 2016; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson, 29-30 September 2016; Minister of State for Digital Matt Hancock, 18 December, and 20–21 December 2016; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson, 7–8 March 2017; Minister of State for International Development Rory Stewart, 19 March 2017; Minister of State for Trade Policy Lord Price CVO, 28–30 March 2017; and Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt, 22-23 August 2017.

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