Turks and Caicos Islands APPG

First Registered: 04/11/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To encourage and foster better relations between the Turks and Caicos Islands and the UK government and parliament, and to bring greater attention to the issues facing the Turks and Caicos Islands and all the Overseas Territories.

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Recent Documents related to Turks and Caicos Islands

1. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with T to V)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Turks and Caicos Islands This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between

2. TURKS AND CAICOS FORUM - written evidence
06/11/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Written evidence - TURKS AND CAICOS FORUM Written evidence from the Turks And Caicos Forum (OTS0037) Submitted

3. Turks and Caicos Islands Human Rights Commission - written evidence
06/11/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Written evidence - Turks and Caicos Islands Human Rights CommissionWritten Evidence from The Human Rights

4. Mrs Tecla Henry-Benjamin - written evidence
06/11/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: (the British Overseas Territories of the Turks and Caicos Islands and Anguilla).I make this submission in

5. Benjamin Roberts - written evidence
06/11/2018 - Inquiry: The future of the UK Overseas Territories - Foreign Affairs Committee
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Found: Territories’. My submission specifically covers Turks & Caicos but, I assume in many instances, will relate

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Recent Speeches related to Turks and Caicos Islands

1. Overseas Territories: Humanitarian and Disaster Relief
09/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: defence regiments in the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands will be trained to respond to - Speech Link
2: territories, but the real challenge is getting access to islands once the hurricanes hit, as the ports and airports - Speech Link
3: these new units in both the Cayman Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands, which joined Bermuda in this - Speech Link

2. Hurricane Irma
07/09/2017 - Commons Chamber

1: affecting and is set further to affect Caribbean islands and the south-east United States with devastating - Speech Link
2: such as Anguilla, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos and the British Virgin Islands, but what discussions has he - Speech Link

3. Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council
14/12/2020 - Written Statements

1: Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn - Speech Link

4. Hurricane Dorian
09/09/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: Hurricane Dorian has caused untold damage to the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama. I am sure that I speak for every - Speech Link
2: particularly to those in the Cays and the small islands around Abaco. What administrative and logistical - Speech Link
3: assistance to those who been directly hit on the two islands—we have been at the forefront of assistance to - Speech Link

5. South Africa: Money Laundering and Corruption
17/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: publicly, such as those by the Turks and Caicos Islands and by the Cayman Islands only yesterday, that they - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Turks and Caicos Islands
1. Turks and Caicos Islands: Biodiversity
asked by: Alicia Kearns
05/02/2021
... what support the UK Government is providing for the protection of (a) biodiversity and (b) aquatic biodiversity in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

2. Turks and Caicos Islands: Robbery
asked by: Baroness Goudie
16/03/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps are being taken to combat the reported increase in serious robberies against individuals in the Turks and Caicos Islands referred to in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s travel advice for that territory.

3. Turks and Caicos Islands: Crime
asked by: Baroness Goudie
16/03/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the crime detection rate in the Turks and Caicos Islands; and on what basis the Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel advice for the Turks and Caicos Islands states that levels of crime in that territory are relatively low.

4. Turks and Caicos Islands: Homicide
asked by: Baroness Goudie
16/03/2020
... in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

5. Turks and Caicos Islands: Homicide
asked by: Baroness Goudie
16/03/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the sanction detection rate for homicide cases in the Turks and Caicos Islands compared to countries with similar homicide rates.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Alicia Kearns Portrait
Alicia Kearns
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Rutland and Melton
Joined: 4th November 2020
Baroness Benjamin Portrait
Baroness Benjamin
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alicia Kearns MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: alicia.kearns.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Connor MacDonald, Office of Alicia Kearns MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8284

Email: connor.macdonald@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Turks and Caicos Islands APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Turks and Caicos Islands APPG