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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL14829, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment have they made of the decision by Pearson Education to pause the distribution of two textbooks by author Hilary Bash following allegations by academics that its text regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict had been altered.

Answered on

26 April 2021

The content and quality assurance of textbooks is a matter for individual publishers. Her Majesty's Government is aware that concerns have been raised and understand that Pearson will take action where necessary.