June 19, 2019

UK FCO responds to Foreign Affairs Committee report, provides reassurance that it has no plans to intervene on belongership, voting rights or same sex marriage

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From Cayman Islands Governor’s Office FCO responds to Foreign Affairs Committee report, provides reassurance that it has no plans to intervene on belongership, voting rights or same sex marriage The Governor’s Office announced today that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has responded formally to the report published earlier this year from the UK’s Foreign […]

Cayman Islands Opposition calls for deliberative approach to UK proposals

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Responding to recent remarks by Premier Alden McLaughlin that implementation of certain proposals by a UK House of Commons committee would trigger his “lead[ing] the charge for independence”, the Leader of the Opposition the Hon. Ezzard Miller has called for a more deliberative response reflecting an “appropriate level of seriousness.” The Leader of the Opposition’s […]

Responses to UK’s Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee on the BOTs

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Further to our story published February 24 2019 “Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories: Resetting the relationship” at: http://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/global-britain-and-the-british-overseas-territories-resetting-the-relationship/ According to Cayman27 a Foreign and Commonwealth Spokesperson said: “We will carefully consider the report from the Foreign Affairs Committee and respond fully in due course. We take our responsibilities to the Overseas Territories extremely […]

Global Britain and the British Overseas Territories: Resetting the relationship

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From House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Fifteenth Report of Session 2017–19 NOTE: THIS NOT THE FULL REPORT Summary The British Overseas Territories (OTs) are a set of largely self-governing territories spanning nine time zones, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Antarctic to the Caribbean. These territories are not part of the UK and […]