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MP Rosindell calls for BOTs to be represented in Westminster

Thursday, December 14th 2017 - 06:59 UTC
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The British Conservative MP for Romford, Andrew Rosindell, who sits on the Foreign Affairs Committee and is a long-time advocate for the interests of British Overseas Territories, has repeated his call for better and equitable representation for those territories. Read full article

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  • Faulconbridge

    Unless the laws governing these territories are changed so that they are no longer internally self-governing they will have the power to make and change laws for Great Britain and Northern Ireland through their MPs while retaining their own internal autonomy.

    Dec 14th, 2017 - 10:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Swede

    If the BOTs got representation in Parliament, would it mean that they could be removed from the “C24” list of the infamous UN Special Committee on Decolonization? After all Greenland, French Guyana and the Netherlands Antilles are not on that list, but all the BOTs are.

    Dec 16th, 2017 - 12:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Possibly. They'd have to vote for integration with the UK though, and I doubt any would agree to that.

    Dec 16th, 2017 - 10:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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