HL Deb 01 February 1982 vol 426 cc1195-6WA
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.

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.)