Falkland Islands representatives attended the Labour party conference in Manchester which extended from 21/24 September and on Sunday will be present in Birmingham for the Conservatives conference until next Wednesday.
The Falklands were represented by Members of the Legislative Assembly, Jan Cheek and Ian Hansen and the FIG London Representative, Sukey Cameron.
This conference 'season' marks the 27th year that the Falkland Islands government has had stands at both Labour and Conservative parties' conferences.
Reporting on the Labour Party conference MLA Jan Cheek said that the conference had given the Falkland Islands an excellent opportunity to update MPs, party members and international visitors on developments in the Islands.”
She went on to say that there had been a high level of interest in the Stand and the information on offer.
“As well as renewing old friendships with long time supporters of the Islands, with eight months before the General Election in the UK, the Conference has also given us the opportunity to meet with some of the prospective Parliamentary candidates.”
Among the many visitors to the Stand were the Shadow Secretary of State for Defence, Vernon Coaker MP and the Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, Hon. Lindsay Hoyle MP.