Developments in Gaza

04 February 2009

Lord Malloch-Brown will call attention to recent developments in Gaza in a debate this Friday, 6 February, in the House of Lords.

The debate will be broadcast live from the House of Lords on the Parliament website and BBC Parliament.

Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Lord Howell of Guildford (Conservative); Conservative spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Baroness Afshar (Crossbench); Founder member and chair of the Muslim Women’s Network
  • Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws (Labour); Queen’s Counsel
  • Lord Ahmed (Labour); Trustee of the Fazaldad Human Rights Organisation
  • Bishop of Chelmsford; Chairman of the Board of Christian Aid
  • Lord Pannick (Crossbench); Chair, Legal Friends of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem
  • Lord Dubs (Labour); Member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights
  • Lord Dykes (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Europe (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)
  • Lord Eden of Winton (Conservative); former Chairman of the British Lebanese Association
  • Baroness Falkner of Margravine (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Justice, Shadow Attorney General
  • Lord Hylton (Crossbench); supporter of organisations including Action around Bethlehem, Children with Disability and Forward Thinking (re Israel and Palestine etc)
  • Lord Janner of Braunstone (Labour); Vice-President, World Jewish Congress
  • Lord Kalms (Conservative); author of ‘A Time to Change’
  • Lord Moser (Crossbench); former Chancellor of the Open University of Israel
  • Baroness Ramsay of Cartvale (Labour); UK Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Development Assembly and member of the Institute for Jewish Policy Research
  • Lord Roberts of Llandudno (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for International Development
  • Lord Selsdon (Conservative); former Chairman of the Committee for Middle East Trade
  • Lord Sheikh (Conservative); founder of the Conservative Muslim Forum
  • Lord Stone of Blackheath (Labour); Trustee of the Maimonedes Foundation
  • Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean (Labour); former Minister of State for the Middle East, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Baroness Tonge (Liberal Democrat); former spokesperson for International Development as Jenny Tonge MP (1997-2003)
  • Lord Wallace of Saltaire (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth affairs
  • Lord Weidenfeld (Crossbench); President of the all-party Israel Group
  • Lord Wright of Richmond (Crossbench); former Head of Middle East department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Lord Astor of Hever (Conservative); Opposition spokesperson for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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