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Palestinians: Visits Abroad

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL3072, tabled on 13 November 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government which Government ministers have visited the Palestinian Occupied Territories, including East Jerusalem, in the last two years on (1) private, and (2) official visits; and when they did so.

Answered on

27 November 2017

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office does not keep records of Government ministers' private visits to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPTs). The following ministers have made official visits to the OPTs in the last two years:

Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood, 16-18 February 2016; Minister for the Cabinet Office Matt Hancock, 17 February 2016; Minister of State at the Home Office Baroness Williams of Trafford, 1 June 2016; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Trade Mark Garnier, 21 September 2016; Minister of State for Digital Matt Hancock, 19 December 2016; Secretary of State or Foreign Affairs Boris Johnson, 8 March 2017; Minister of State for International Development Rory Stewart, 18-19 March 2017; and Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt, 20-22 August 2017.