Mr. Morris, the Labour Party MP representing Easington (County Durham) and chairman of Labour Friends of Palestine, was the moving force behind the UK Parliament's overwhelming passage October 13, 2014, of a nonbinding resolution calling for formal British recognition of the State of Palestine. The vote, 274 to 12 in the House of Commons, indicated the drift in British public opinion since the breakdown of U.S.-sponsored peace talks and the conflict in Gaza that summer. Mr. Morris was interviewed in his office in the House of Commons, London, on February 10, 2015, by Roger Gaess (AQABA9@aol.com), an American freelance journalist currently based in Brussels.
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