Lords debates the Palestinian Territories

08 June 2018

Members of the Lords, including a former minister of state in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the president of Medical Aid for Palestinians, debated the situation in the Palestinian Territories, in the House of Lords on Thursday 7 June.

This was a balloted debate. They normally take place on a Thursday in the chamber. During debates, members are able to put their experience to good use, discussing current issues and drawing the government's attention to concerns.

The debate was proposed by Lord Steel of Aikwood (Liberal Democrat), former president of Medical Aid for Palestinians.

Members who took part included:

  • Lord Collins of Highbury (Labour), Lords Labour spokesperson for foreign and Commonwealth affairs
  • Lord Luce (Crossbench), former minister of state in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Baroness Morris of Bolton (Conservative), president, Medical Aid for Palestinians
  • Baroness Northover (Liberal Democrat), Lords Liberal Democrat spokesperson for foreign and Commonwealth affairs

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (Conservative), minister of state in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, responded on behalf of the government.

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