During the recent visit of members of the Falklands All-Party Parliamentary Group, a controversial and thorny issue came up at a media conference when Penguin News asked whether the Falklands and the effect on the Islands, were being considered amidst the requirement for British Overseas Territories (BOTs) to establish registers of beneficial ownership (*).
Cardiff South and Penarth Labour MP Stephen Doughty has reported on his visit to the Falkland Islands to mark the fortieth anniversary of the Liberation of the Islands, where he paid tribute to the men of Wales who lost their lives during the 1982 conflict and reaffirmed Labour's resolute support for the South Atlantic overseas territory.
The British Labour Party this week reaffirmed its commitment to the Falklands and Falkland Islanders’ right to self-determination.
Cardiff South and Penarth MP Stephen Doughty has become the shadow minister responsible for Africa, South Asia and the Falkland Islands, reports Walesonline. The Labour MP takes on the role at a time when the UK is responding to the migrant crisis in North Africa and tensions have heightened between Britain and Argentina over the future of the Falklands, the Islands which he plans to visit early next year.