To ensure the issue of Palestine and the Palestinians is at the forefront of Parliamentary activity LFPME initiates debates and supports MPs to take part by providing briefings and speeches, we provide parliamentary questions and interventions and encourage MPs to submit them. LFPME organises meetings between MPs and Palestinian visitors and experts so MPs are kept up to date with latest developments.

Parliament supports motion on illegal Israeli settlements

Debate tabled by Louise Haigh MP on 9th February 2017

MPs in Parliament approved a motion on Thursday 9th February 2017, to condemn Israel’s illegal settlement activity. Speaking during the debate, MPs from across the parties spoke about the impact that the illegal settlement activity had been having on Palestinians….

Gaza: Youth Unemployment

Debate tabled by Simon Danczuk MP on 16th December 2016

2. What information her Department holds on the level of youth unemployment in Gaza; and if she will make a statement. [902749] The Minister of State, Department for International Development (Mr Desmond Swayne) Gaza has the highest unemployment in the…

West Bank: Home Demolitions

Debate tabled by Richard Burden MP on 12th July 2016

Richard Burden 1. What assessment he has made of trends in the number of demolitions by Israel of Palestinian homes and other structures in the west bank in 2016. [905808] The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs…