Germany: Antisemitism

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 26th January 2018.

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Photo of John Mann John Mann Chair, Treasury Sub-Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions (a) Ministers and (b) officials of his Department have had with their German counterparts on antisemitism and on implementing the conclusions of the recent report by the Second Independent Expert Group on Antisemitism.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

In October 2017, Foreign and Commonwealth officials attended a briefing given by the authors of the report commissioned by the German parliament on Antisemitism. On 18 January, the German parliament voted to establish the position of Antisemitism Commissioner, which is the first recommendation of the report. We continue to cooperate with Germany in international work to combat antisemitism.

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