§ Lord Brockway
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether the United Kingdom voted on the motion at the United Nations Security Council requiring economic sanctions against Israel arising from the annexation of the Golan Heights; and how each of the other members voted.
§ Lord Trefgarne
The United Kingdom abstained on the United Nations Security Council draft resolution of 20th January which called on member states to consider applying "concrete and effective measures" to Israel.1196WA
The result of the vote was:— in favour, 9 (USSR, China, Spain, Uganda, Guyana, Jordan, Poland, Togo, Zaire); against, 1 (USA); abstained, 5 (United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Japan, Panama.)