All 5 results for chagos speaker:Alex Salmond

Chagos Islands (17 Nov 2016)

Alex Salmond: ..., an island group in the middle of the Indian ocean, thousands of miles from anywhere, might be one of the safer and more desirable places on this planet? In the late 1960s, the community on the Chagos Islands was fully employed and perfectly sustainable. How can the Minister seriously argue now that it would not be so in modern times, particularly with the advantage of an airport with a...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Chagos Archipelago (28 Feb 2005)

Alex Salmond: ...Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with (a) the British representative in Diego Garcia and (b) the US authorities about the impact of the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami on the Chagos Archipelago.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Mauritius/Chagos Islands (2 Nov 2004)

Alex Salmond: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on what date the European Convention on Human Rights was applied to Mauritius and the Chagos Islands; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: British Indian Ocean Territory (9 Sep 2004)

Alex Salmond: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans have been made to allow tourists travelling with the Wexas travel company to visit the waters of the Chagos Archipelago; and if he will make a statement.

British Indian Ocean Territory (7 Jul 2004)

Alex Salmond: ..., and that was done by representatives of all the parties. I very much hope that the Minister will do exactly what the hon. Gentleman suggested and proffer some sort of apology to the few thousand Chagos islanders who deserve not just an apology but some sign that future action and policy will be different from that in the past. The islanders won the High Court judgment in 2000, which was...


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