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West Bank Checkpoints

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

15. To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent assessment he has made of progress in the removal of checkpoints from the west bank. (319397)

The UK welcomes Israel’s easing of some restrictions on movement and access in the west bank as a step in the right direction. While recognizing Israel’s legitimate security needs, we shall continue to urge the Israeli Government to reduce movement and access restrictions further.