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May 12th, 2023
UK should 'welcome' any OT wishing full integration- UK MP

LONDON, UK- A British Member of Parliament (MP) has said the United Kingdom (UK) should make it clear that any of its Overseas Territories (OTs) are welcome to exercise the option of integration into the United Kingdom (UK).

May 11th, 2023
UK MP calls for end to Foreign Office as OT messenger to UK Gov’t

LONDON, UK– While the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) for Overseas Territories (OTs) gets underway today, May 11, 2023, legislators in London’s House of Commons this morning met to debate the future of UK Overseas Territories, including the [British] Virgin Islands.

November 4th, 2022
Young VIslander Charity Rymer speaks in UK House of Commons

LONDON, UK- On the invitation of the United Kingdom Speaker in the House of Commons Sir Lindsay H. Hoyle, young persons from across the Overseas Territories were invited to attend a special segment of the UK Youth Parliament sitting today, Friday, November 4, 2022.

January 29th, 2022
UK never approached VI on representation in House of Commons – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the UK has never approached him on the issue of British Overseas territories getting or seeking representation in the UK House of Commons.

January 6th, 2022
‘Compulsive liar’: Backlash over UK PM misleading parliament

LONDON, United Kingdom- The Prime Minister of a nation that considers itself a moral compass for its Overseas Territories and the world, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, is facing growing anger after being accused of lying multiple times during Prime Minister’s Questions in the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, and refusing to correct them when confronted.

November 24th, 2021
UK Parliament moves to indemnify VI Governor, Commissioner & CoI Attorneys

LONDON, UK - In a strange twist of events, the United Kingdom House of Commons on November 22, 2021, sought to shield the Commissioner of Inquiry (CoI) Attorneys, the Commissioner himself and the local Governor John J. Rankin, CMG from paying any legal fees out of pocket if they are sued over the CoI.

July 21st, 2021
5 UK MPs from PM Johnson’s party found guilty of breaching Code of Conduct

LONDON, United Kingdom- As the United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) called by ex-Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, the close buddy of the beleaguered UK Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’, has been nailing Virgin Islands legislators to the cross for not complying to the Register of Interests Act, they need not look at the VI to find persons with sin as it is right at home in the UK, and in the UK government.

July 15th, 2021
Speaker of UK House of Commons meets with OT Speakers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Speaker of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom met with Speakers of the British Overseas Territories (OTs) yesterday, July 14, 2021, for formal introductions and to discuss an up-coming OTs Conference and other future collaborative efforts.

July 7th, 2021
UK Parliament celebrates Virgin Islands Day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In keeping with a desire by the Speaker of the United Kingdom (UK) House of Commons to foster a relationship with the Overseas Territories (OTs), the Virgin Islands flag flew at the main entrance to the UK Parliament to commemorate Virgin Islands Day on July 5, 2021.

November 21st, 2020
UK has no intention to let OT MPs sit in House of Commons - Cayman Islands Governor

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - A draft bill that proposes Overseas Territory (OT) representation in the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament, House of Commons, by local elected Member of Parliament (MP), will likely be rejected by the UK Government.

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