The International Development Committee announced a new inquiry into the
Humanitarian and Development Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories on
18 February 2008.
The main contact for this inquiry is Dr Anna Dickson, Committee Specialist. Tel: 020 7219 2738 Email:
written evidence submitted for this inquiry can be accessed via the
TSO Parliamentary Publications pages.
5 June 2008 - the Committee heard oral evidence from Rt Hon. Tony Blair, Middle East Quartet Representative
20 May 2008 - the Committee heard oral evidence from Rt Hon. Douglas Alexander MP, Secretary of State for International Development, and officials
30 April 2008 - the Committee heard oral evidence from Mr John Ging, UN Relief Works Agency (UNWRA) Operations, Gaza; Mr David Freud, Chief Executive Officer, The Portland Trust; and Mr Adam Leach, Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa, Oxfam
8 October 2008 the Committee announced the publication of the Government's Response.
24 July 2008 the Committee launched its Report.
18 July 2008 the Committee announced the publication of its final report.
22 May 2008 the Committee announced the final evidence session. On Thursday 5 June, the Committee would be hearing from Rt Hon Tony Blair in his capacity as Middle East Quartet Representative.
15 May 2008 the Committee announced the witnesses for the second oral evidence session.
6 May 2008 the Committee announced the postponement of the evidence session scheduled for 8 May.
28 April 2008 the Committee announced a change of time for its first oral evidence session.
24 April 2008 the Committee announced the witnesses for the first oral evidence session.
18 February 2008 the terms of reference were announced
The Committee's Report on
The Humanitarian and Development Situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territories was published on 24 July 2008 as the Eleventh Report of Session 2007-08, HC 522-I. See
Report and accompanying
Government's Response was published on 14 October 2008.
Email Mailing List
If you are interested in following the progress of this inquiry, you can sign-up to an email mailing list. Emails will notify you every time a press notice relating to this inquiry is issued. To sign-up please email
[email protected], stating which inquiry you are interested in.