Former Prime Minister David Cameron mourned the news of Mr Peres’s death, stating on Twitter: “One of the founding fathers of Israel and a believer in peace has left us. Today we mourn the loss of a great man”.
Conservative MP for Harrow East and CFI Officer Bob Blackman, wrote on his Twitter account: “Shimon Peres, former Israeli president, dies aged 93 RIP – sad news, the passing of a true peacemaker”.
Conservative MP and CFI Officer Will Quince joined tributes on Twitter, stating: “Sad to hear of the passing of Shimon Peres overnight. A founding father of Israel, twice PM, President and Nobel Peace prize recipient. RIP”.
Maria Caulfield MP, who is currently in Israel on a CFI delegation said: “Very sad to hear of the death of Shimon Peres. Condolences to his family and to the people of Israel”.