Responses from Daniel Hannan

Daniel Hannan Thank you for your email. Much as I admire the strength of your conviction, should the matter come before a plenary session, I shall vote -as I do always and everywhere- for free trade. I realise this isn’t the answer you want, but I’ve never had much time for politicians who tailor their…

Response from Nirj Deva DL MEP

Isolationism almost never works.  Instead the most efficient and effective way to bring about change is through dialogue and trade.  Already, the EU is Israel’s most sizeable trading partner. Therefore, not upgrading the ‘Conformity Assessment and Acceptance of Industrial Products’ (ACAA) would crucially affect the EU’s ability to project positive influence within Israel for promoting…

PSC update: Israel kills with impunity

Israel killing with impunity DCI Palestine have released a video showing that two boys shot dead by Israeli Forces were unlawfully killed. Even the US State Department has called on the Israelis to conduct a “prompt and transparent investigation” into the killings of Nadeem Nawara, 17, and Mohammad Odeh, 16. Watch the video and read…

Video: unlawful killing of 2 Palestinians

Israeli forces killed two Palestinian teens during clashes on Thursday 15th May – Nakba Day – outside the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. Nadeem Siam Nawara, 17, and Mohammad Mahmoud Odeh Abu Daher, 16, were both fatally shot in the chest with live ammunition near Ofer military prison in the West Bank city of…

“Are you with us?” ask Gaza students

This short video about how they lost their land was made by a group of students in Gaza. At the end, they tell us they are human beings who want to live freely, and ask: ‘Are you with us?’ The Palestinian students made this video following a series of advocacy workshops run by PSC, over…

Response from Alyn Smith

Alyn Smith Email alyn.smith@ep.europa.eu Website http://alynsmith.eu Political Party Scottish National Party Region Scotland Your ranking on your Party’s list 2 1. Will you support measures to exclude Israeli illegal settlements from the EU relations with Israel? Yes 2.And will you support a campaign to exclude goods entering the EU from Israel’s settlements beyond the Green…

Responses from Sajjad Karim

Thank you for your email requesting information in relation to my views on EU-Israel relations. I will address each of your questions individually in my response: 1. Will you support measures to exclude Israeli illegal settlements from the EU relations with Israel? May I take this opportunity to state very clearly that I fully support…

Responses from Glenis Willmott

Thank you for writing to me about the rights of the Palestinian people ahead of the European elections. As I’m sure you can appreciate, MEPs and MEP candidates receive a large number of survey requests, especially ahead of elections, and we simply do not have the time to complete them all.  For this reason, Labour…

Responses from Jonathan Essex

Thank you for your email.  I apologise for the delay in replying and the brevity of this reply – I have received several thousand emails in connection with the election campaign and while I am really pleased to have this level of engagement with voters, I can’t answer each email individually. If elected to the…

Responses from John Howarth

Thank you for your email, my apologies if it has taken longer than you may have hoped to get a reply – however I am receiving several hundred a day right now. I have supported the rights of the Palestinian people to self-determination and self-government for many years. The situation in the Middle East over…