HL Deb 12 February 1997 vol 578 c21WA
Lord Hylton

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they are protesting to Israel against plans to sell 5,000 plots for new houses in the West Bank and Gaza and to build 2,300 additional houses at Har Homa, near Jerusalem, and what concerted multi-national action will follow if those plans are approved.

Baroness Chalker of Wallasey

The Israeli government are aware of our view on settlements in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), which is that they are illegal and damaging to the Peace Process. We raise these issues with them on a regular basis, both bilaterally and through the EU.