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West Bank: Water

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL2124, tabled on 9 September 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel concerning its imposition of restrictions on access to water for Palestinians in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Answered on

18 September 2015

The UK regularly raises the issue of water supplies in the Occupied Palestinian Territories with the Israeli authorities. The Prime Minister, my right hon. Friend the Member for Witney (Mr Cameron), and the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, my right hon. Friend the Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr Hammond), did so with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu during his visit to the UK on 10 September.