COMMONS

The future of the UK Overseas Territories examined

12 October 2018

The Foreign Affairs holds evidence session on the future of the UK Overseas Territories.

Witnesses

Tuesday 16 October in the Wilson Room, Portcullis House

At 2.45 pm

  • George Fergusson, former Governor of Bermuda and (non-resident) Governor of Pitcairn
  • Susie Alegre, Director, Island Rights Initiative

At approx. 3.30 pm

  • Dr Peter Clegg, Associate Professor in Politics and International Relations, University of the West of England
  • Eric Bush, Director, Cayman Islands Government Office and Chair, UK Overseas Territories Association

Purpose of the session

The session will consist of two panels. The first will consider the health of the UK’s relationships with the Overseas Territories, the current OT governance model and whether and how it might be reformed. The second panel will focus on the Caribbean OTs and consider the particular set of challenges they are facing and the strains in their relations with the UK.

Further information

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