Queen’s Speech Debate – Britain in the World

Parliamentary Question tabled by Chris Bryant MP on 6th January 2015

MPs debate Queen’s Speech: Day 3 – Britain in the World.

As part of the Queen’s Speech debate, Parliament discussed international affairs. Palestine was mentioned a number of times, including Nia Griffith MP on arms exports to Israel, Jeremy Corbyn MP and Cat Smith MP on Recognition of a Palestine state and notably by Sir Gerald Kaufman MP. Sir Gerald asked Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn MP to confirm the Labour Party commitment to last year’s vote on Recognition, which he confirmed.