Turks and Caicos Islands
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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Kevin Brennan (Shadow Minister (Education); Cardiff West, Labour)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent progress he has made on the return of self-government in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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Henry Bellingham (The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs; North West Norfolk, Conservative)

In December 2010 the Minister of State for International Development, my right hon. Friend Mr Duncan, and I set out eight milestones to be met before elections could be held. Significant recent progress includes: a new constitution and Crown land policy, recruitment of new senior public servants, and an ambitious programme of tax and public expenditure reform.

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