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  • Monday, March 4th 2024 - 21:26 UTC

    UK improving links with BOTs; announcement this year, Minister Rutley tells Parliament

    MP Andrew Rosindell asked, “what steps he is taking to [a] improve links and [b] increase cooperation with the British Overseas Territories.”

    “The FCDO is leading a refresh of the UK's strategy on the Overseas Territories, for publication this year,” said Minister of State Foreign Office for the Americas and Overseas Territories, David Rutley when asked in Parliament about plans to bolster ties and collaboration with the British Overseas Territories.

  • Thursday, January 25th 2024 - 15:11 UTC

    UK military presence in South Atlantic: Is it adequate to ensure the defense of the Falklands?

    Forces in the Falklands currently include an RIC, four RAF Typhoons with all the logistics and equipment backup, and an OPV HMS Forth, plus the local Falklands Defense Force. Photo: Andy Donovan

    The UK Defense Journal is reporting that in a recent Parliamentary Written Question and Answer, Andrew Rosindell MP sought clarification from the Ministry of Defense regarding the current state of defense support for the Falkland Islands.

  • Tuesday, October 5th 2021 - 07:58 UTC

    Busy start for Falklands' stand at Manchester Conservative conference

    Members of the delegation at the Falklands' stand CPC 21 with MP Liz Truss, the newly appointed Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Secretary

    A delegation from the Falkland Islands is now installed in Manchester City attending the Conservative Party Conference21, which took off on Sunday 3 October and will extend until Wednesday 6 October.

  • Wednesday, June 5th 2019 - 13:01 UTC

    Falkland Islands Reception in London

    The Hon.Roger Edwards,MLA, delivering the key note speech.

    Marking another successful year the Annual Falkland Islands Government Reception took place on Tuesday 4th June at Middle Temple, London.

  • Sunday, December 9th 2018 - 17:51 UTC

    Battle Day 2018 in London

    Andrew Rosindell MP, lays the wreath for the All-Party Falklands Parliamentary Group. MLA Teslyn Barkman lays the wreath for the Falkland Islands Government.

    The annual Falklands memorial service at the Cenotaph took place on the 8th December in brilliant sunshine. On this day in 1914, the naval Battle of the Falkland Islands took place and the ceremony is a commemoration of those who gave their lives then. It also honours those who fell liberating the Islands from Argentine occupation in 1982.

  • Wednesday, June 6th 2018 - 14:09 UTC

    Falkland Islands Reception in London

    Former Falklands Governor and FIA Chairman Mr. Alan Huckle proposes the loyal toast.

    Marking another successful year, the Annual Falkland Islands Government Reception took place on Tuesday 5th June at Middle Temple, London. Islanders in Britain, their friends and supporters, politicians, and veterans of the 1982 war of liberation met in high spirits.

  • Thursday, December 14th 2017 - 06:59 UTC

    MP Rosindell calls for BOTs to be represented in Westminster

    Rosindell has called for the territories to be dealt with by a single UK government department and recognised as equal members of the British family

    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.

  • Saturday, September 9th 2017 - 20:54 UTC

    Sir Alan Duncan in Gibraltar to celebrate the Rock's National Day

    “The UK reaffirms its support for Gibraltar, its people and its economy, and will continue to do so as long as the people of Gibraltar wish to remain British.”

    The United Kingdom will stand by Gibraltar, its people and its economy for as long as Gibraltarians wish to remain British, Sir Alan Duncan said ahead of an official visit to the Rock. Britain’s Minister for Europe at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office arrived at the Rock on Saturday and will spend the weekend in Gibraltar celebrating National Day, 10 September, and the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum.

  • Tuesday, July 25th 2017 - 04:17 UTC

    Influential Tory MP proposes BOTs elected representation in Westminster

    MP Rosindell believes there was no reason why BOTs could not have Members of the House of Lords straight away, while the House system is in process

    An influential Tory MP has said that increased devolution powers to the Home countries has made lack of Westminster representation for the Crown Dependencies and the British Overseas Territories a great unfairness, and it is time to end the outdated system of treating them like Colonies.

  • Wednesday, July 12th 2017 - 21:55 UTC

    Gibraltar flag on display outside of Parliament as Spanish King begins London visit

    Flags of the OT and dependencies are regularly raised outside Parliament for state occasions such as the King’s visit

    A flag of Gibraltar (and Falkland Islands) was on display outside the Houses of Parliament as King Felipe of Spain arrived in London for his state visit. The red-and-white banner, bearing a red castle and golden key, was placed at the centre of a row of flags of the British overseas territories and dependencies in Parliament Square.