CONSERVATIVE
New Forest East

FOREIGN AFFAIRS – MIDDLE EAST PEACE – 7 June 2006

[Jeremy Corbyn: Crossing from Israel into Gaza means crossing from the first world to the third world or worse. It means crossing from tarmac roads to potholes, from cars to donkeys and from prosperity to utter misery. It is not as if that is a recent phenomenon … ] 

Dr Julian Lewis: I agree that that situation has been ongoing ever since the foundation of the state of Israel, but will the hon. Gentleman explain to the House why rich Arab states have not done more to alleviate the poverty in the Palestinian lands?

[Jeremy Corbyn: I cannot explain that and I do not intend to … ]