British Prime Minister David Cameron reiterated before Parliament his support for the Overseas Territories, including the Falkland Islands, and their right to remain British. Cameron made special mention to the fact that next year in the anniversary of the liberation of the Falklands “which will be a moment for genuine celebration in all Overseas Territories”
During Prime Minister’s questions on Wednesday, Andrew Rosindell MP for Romford asked the Prime Minister if he was aware that there remain sixteen British Overseas Territories around the world where the Union flag still proudly flies.
Mr Rosindell asked the Prime Minister “to pledge that HM Government will protect, defend and cherish the loyal subjects of all of those territories”.
Prime Minister Cameron replied that he “could happily give his honourable friend that guarantee”, adding that “Overseas Territories will remain British as long as the people of those territories want to maintain their special relationship with us and that the Union Jack flag will continue to fly the Governors’ residences”.
PM Cameron finally underlined that “we are increasing our assistance to Overseas Territories—my honourable. Friend will be familiar with what we are doing in St Helena with the airport—and, of course, next year is the anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands, which will be a moment for genuine celebration in all overseas territories”
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Overseas Territories will remain British as long as the UK can hold them.Dec 02nd, 2011 - 04:16 pm 0
LOL, OMG the UK is cittung social budget, firing people and they want to celebrate about malvinas?Dec 02nd, 2011 - 04:39 pm 0
and then the british say they dont fall into Populism...jaja very funny
They celebrate the union flag still remains flying in sixteen British Overseas Territories around the world. They know they should better start the party before it`s too late...Dec 02nd, 2011 - 04:50 pm 0