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Montevideo, November 17th 2018 - 06:42 UTC

Tag: MLA

  • Monday, September 17th 2018 - 08:07 UTC

    Falklands at UK key party conferences, six months ahead of Brexit

    The UK exit will have a still unknown impact on British Overseas Territories, and in particular for the Falkland Islands

    Falkland Islands Members of the Legislative Assembly Mark Pollard and Stacy Bragger are travelling to the UK to attend Labor and Conservative Party Conferences. This is a special year for British politics given the ongoing Brexit debate, and countdown to UK leaving the European Union on 29 March 2019.

  • Friday, April 27th 2018 - 09:01 UTC

    Falklands operating budget surplus keeps increasing

    MLA Roger Spink, chair of the Standing Finance Committee explained the several “slippages” to which the capital program for 2017/18 has been subject  (Pic Observa)

    The Falkland Islands forecast operating budget surplus for the current financial year sits at £33m, Standing Finance Committee (SFC) was told on Wednesday. The surplus, up from the previous forecast of £27m, has been boosted by fishing company corporation tax payments, which have been “significantly higher than budget.”