LFI chair Joan Ryan MP has written to Labour’s general secretary, Jennie Formby, to request that the party launches an investigation into comments made by Jeremy Corbyn MP on PressTV in 2012. Click here to read the full letter.
Responding to a letter from Nick Hurd MP, LFI chair Joan Ryan MP said: “I am dismayed that the government has once again refused to act against Hezbollah. Sajid Javid talks a good talk, but his department has repeatedly failed to heed the warnings from myself and parliamentary colleagues that its actions continue to provide a[…]
LFI chair Rt. Hon Joan Ryan MP has written to Israeli Ambassador H.E Mark Regev regarding Khan al-Ahmar. You can read the letter here.
Labour Friends of Israel is stepping up its campaign to pressure the government to act over incitement in the Palestinian education system. LFI chair Joan Ryan secured a parliamentary debate on the matter, held this week in Westminster Hall. Opening her speech, Ms Ryan said: “Given Britain’s long-standing advocacy of a two-state solution, I also[…]
Following a sustained campaign from LFI, Foreign Office Minister, Alistair Burt, announced that the government will be conducting a review into the PA’s new curriculum. The announcement came in a letter from Alistair to LFI chair Joan Ryan and LFI parliamentary supporter Ian Austin. Commenting on the announcement of a review, Jennifer Gerber, Director of[…]
LFI chair Joan Ryan MP has written to Jeremy Corbyn MP regarding his comments in Jordan on the “right to return”. You can read the letter here.
LFI chair Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP has written to the Home Secretary regarding this weekend’s Al Quds Day march. You can see the letter here. Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP, Chair of Labour Friends of Israel, said: “I am appalled that the government should once again have allowed this Iranian-inspired hate fest to take[…]
Seven Labour parliamentarians toured Israel and the Palestinian territories this week on a delegation run by Labour Friends of Israel. LFI parliamentary chair Joan Ryan led the delegation, and she was joined by MPs Louise Ellman, Andrew Gwynne, Stephen Morgan, Sharon Hodgson, and Jonathan Reynolds, as well as Lord Roy Kennedy. The delegation first visited Jerusalem, including a tour[…]
In a letter to Louise Ellman MP, vice-chair of LFI, Commander Jane Connors of the Metropolitan police confirmed that the Hezbollah flag can be flown at this year’s Al-Quds day protest in London as the terror group’s “political wing” is not proscribed by parliament. The letter makes clear that it is government policy – and[…]
LFI chair Joan Ryan MP has written to the Foreign Secretary urging him to condemn Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s antisemitic speech to the Palestinian National Council on Monday. Please click here to read the full letter.