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  • Monday, October 5th 2015 - 07:13 UTC

    Falklands lawmakers meet Labour MPs and shadow ministers at Brighton conference

    Shadow Secretary of State for Defense Maria Eagle at the Falklands stand next to Sukey Cameron, MLA Jan Cheek and MLA Roger Edwards

    Busy days for Falklands lawmakers and the representative of the Islands' government office in London, FIGO, as they attend the round of British parties conference in England for political contacts and to commercially promote the Falklands.

  • Tuesday, September 29th 2015 - 06:19 UTC

    Corbyn's Falklands 'negotiable' approach causes dissent among Labour

    At a reception, Hilary Benn said: “I am the shadow foreign secretary… as far as I’m concerned, we believe in self determination for the Falkland Islands”. (Pic AP)

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn statement that the Falkland Islands are 'negotiable', a position he has maintained since he was first elected to Parliament, not only triggered immediate reaction from veterans and Falkland Islanders when he was chosen earlier this month: in effect, senior members from the party, even those within his shadow cabinet openly express their disapproval of his views, according to UK media reports.