Baroness Warsi resigns from government over Gaza policy

Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has resigned from the government over its policy on Gaza.

In her letter of resignation, Warsi said the government's policy on Gaza is "morally indefensible".

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Cameron urged to persuade Israel over Gaza restrictions

David Cameron must do more to persuade Israel to lift restrictions on the movements of Palestinians, a group of MPs have said.

Some 1,900 people have lost their lives in the conflict. Credit: Reuters

The Commons International Development Committee said they were "shocked" by what they had seen during the conflict and argued controls on the movements of Gazans were not "proportionate".

It called on the government to persuade the Israelis to improve the supply of water and electricity.

The call comes after Baroness Warsi resigned from the government over what she called its "morally indefensible" stance on Gaza.

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