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Montevideo, November 22nd 2017 - 09:28 UTC

Tag: Stacey Bragger

  • Friday, November 17th 2017 - 07:40 UTC

    Falklands' newly elected Legislative Assembly anticipates lively debate

    MLA Teslyn Barkman waxed enthusiastic about the youth and energy to be found in the Assembly’s members and MLA Bragger talked about “a different dynamic.”

    Five of the eight members of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly, were elected for the first time only three working days before their first formal appearance in the Town Hall on Monday morning. With this in mind, the business to be brought before the chamber is normally routine and unlikely to require much in the way of discussion.

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  • Friday, November 10th 2017 - 01:40 UTC

    Falkland Islands Elects New Legislative Assembly

    Falkland Islanders vote in their General Election 2017, only the second to elect full time Assembly Members

    Residents of the Falkland Islands went to the polls yesterday, with results released earlier this morning. Seventeen candidates stood for election to the Legislative Assembly and have campaigned over the past month to be elected to office.

  • Monday, October 30th 2017 - 22:20 UTC

    Candidates in General Election in Falkland Islands propose a wide-ranging agenda

    Gavin Short and Stacy Bragger, candidates for Stanley prioritize infrastructure development, such as updated power solutions and educational facilities.

    Residents of the Falkland Islands are due to go to the polls to elect their new Legislative Assembly on Thursday 9th November 2017. Seventeen candidates are standing for the eight available spots on the Assembly. The Assembly is responsible for the internal government of the Islands and sets the national agenda. It also liaises with the United Kingdom Government on issues of defence and is increasingly actively involved in foreign affairs efforts on behalf of the Islands.

  • Friday, January 20th 2017 - 11:34 UTC

    Falklands reacts and prepares for implications of Theresa May Brexit speech

    Lawmaker Michael Poole said MLAs had watched and read PM’s Brexit speech and “helpfully it provided more detail in relation to UK’s negotiating approach.”

    The United Kingdom's intention to leave the single market as outlined in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech on Tuesday has generated some concerns for the Falkland Islands Government, but a Member of the Legislative Assembly indicated this week they are still confident all will be well for the Islands under post- 2019 arrangements.