Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls visits Israel and the Palestinian territories and calls for closer economic ties and progress towards peace

Shadow Chancellor Rt Hon Ed Balls MP visited Israel and the Palestinian territories this week with Labour Friends of Israel, and called for the economic partnership between Britain and Israel to be celebrated, and for Israelis and Palestinians to develop closer business links with each other. Describing the visit as “inspiring and challenging,” Ed Balls[…]

Shadow International Development Secretary Ivan Lewis leads LFI delegation to Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Shadow International Development Secretary Ivan Lewis MP led, last week, a delegation to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Ivan Lewis was joined by Derek Twigg MP and LFI Vice Chair and International Development Committee member Michael McCann MP on the visit. The delegates explored Israel’s development projects overseas, and held meetings on Palestinian state building[…]

Labour front benchers head to Israel and the Palestinian territories on hi-tech fact-finding mission

Labour front benchers head to Israel and the Palestinian territories on hi-tech fact-finding mission Shadow Secretaries of State for Work & Pensions and Business & Innovation, Liam Byrne and Chuka Umunna, led this week a Labour delegation to Israel and the Palestinian territories, to learn from Israel’s hi-tech success, and to call for deeper economic[…]

Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander visits Israel and the Palestinian territories with Labour Friends of Israel and says that a negotiated outcome to the conflict is urgent

Shadow Foreign Secretary Rt Hon Douglas Alexander MP and Shadow Middle East Minister Ian Lucas MP visited Israel and the Palestinian territories with Labour Friends of Israel last week. During the two-day visit, the shadow foreign team visited communities in southern Israel blighted by rocket fire from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, including meeting children at[…]

Labour Friends of Israel leads a delegation of Parliamentarians to Israel and the Palestinian territories

Labour Friends of Israel leads a delegation of Parliamentarians to Israel and the Palestinian territories Labour Friends of Israel have just returned from a very successful week-long visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories with seven Labour Members of Parliament. LFI Chair John Woodcock MP, a Shadow Transport Minister, led the delegation, which included Rt[…]