West Bank: Education

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office written question – answered on 24th September 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Tonge Baroness Tonge Independent Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Palestinian National Authority about the protection of the education of Palestinian children in the West Bank.

Photo of Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office)

It is essential to have a strong and thriving Palestinian education system in order to provide opportunities for the next generation. UK aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA) helps to ensure it can deliver essential services including the provision of education and health services in the West Bank.

We have regular discussions with the PA on the importance of ensuring children get a quality education.

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