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Tag: MP Tobias Ellwood

  • Friday, August 3rd 2018 - 09:53 UTC

    British Armed Forces face consultation review of the Troubles

    Sir Nick said serving and former service personnel should face action for “genuine” wrongdoing, but groundless cases “will not happen on my watch”

    The new head of the armed forces says he will not allow British soldiers to be “chased” by people making “vexatious claims” about their conduct in the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Chief of the Defense Staff General Sir Nick Carter told the BBC serving and former service personnel should face action for “genuine” wrongdoing, but he vowed groundless cases “will not happen on my watch”.

  • Thursday, February 8th 2018 - 09:53 UTC

    Falklands: improvements to Mare Harbour jetty completed

    Photo (L-R): Brigadier Baz Bennett, Commander of British Forces South Atlantic Islands and DIO Chief Operating Officer Geoff Robson officially open the jetty at Mare Harbour (Pic MoD)

    A state of the art jetty which will improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands has been completed by Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO). Work to upgrade the jetty in Mare Harbour was officially opened recently by Geoff Robson, DIO’s Chief Operating Officer.

  • Wednesday, April 24th 2013 - 01:47 UTC

    Falkland Island''s tells MPs ‘we’re no quaint toy town’ on suggestion of changing Stanley’s name

    UK MP Tobias Ellwood, one of the sponsors behind the proposal to re-name Stanley, ‘Port Margaret Thatcher’

    A suggestion by some British senior Members of Parliament advocating a change of name for the Falkland Islands capital, Stanley to Port Margaret Thatcher in honour of the late Baroness had a strong reply from the local weekly, Penguin News.