A delegation of Falkland Islands' lawmakers and staff are attending the annual round of UK political parties’ conferences. This week was the turn of the Labour Party which met at Brighton
MLAs Stacy Bragger and Ian Hansen accompanied by officers from FIGO, London. met with lawmakers and shadow ministers during the five day event.
The Falkland Islands Government also hosted a stand at the conference.
“It has been a positive few days for the Falklands at this year’s Labour Party Conference, “MLA Stacy Bragger told Penguin News this week.
He said: “Shadow Cabinet Ministers, MPs and MEPs all gave strong support for the Islands, particularly in relation to our Brexit concerns.”
It was FIG London Representative Sukey Cameron’s 32nd and final Labour Conference before her retirement next month and she was presented with an award by the Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry MP to mark the occasion.”
MLA Bragger and MLA Ian Hansen are now, “looking forward to representing the Islands at next week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.” (PN)