A special issue on Israel’s interference in Britain’s internal affairs
Dear Members and Recipients,
We recently submitted a motion on Palestine to the Party’s Federal Conference Committee (FCC), signed by 76 members, to be debated at the York conference. Having engaged in a long period of dialogue with the Party hierarchy and having done all it wanted, we were confident that the motion would be accepted, but it was in fact rejected on the grounds of lack of time.
However, we believe that the growing influence of Liberal Democrat Friends of Israel (LDFI) within the Party hierarchy has played an important role in this decision. We mention this by way of an introduction to this special issue that discusses the role of that lobby within the UK.
We guarantee you a most informative read. The Newsletter contains six sections where you can click to obtain the information you need. We end with some searching questions about the implications for the Country and the Lib Dem Party, suggesting that both need to come off the fence on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Failing that, we shall remain part of the problem, not the solution.