Turks and Caicos Islands

House of Lords written question – answered on 28th October 2010.

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Photo of Lord Jones of Cheltenham Lord Jones of Cheltenham Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands regarding the recent increase in lawlessness in the territory; and what plans they have to assist the Governor and local agencies in restoring order and bringing those responsible to justice.

Photo of Lord Howell of Guildford Lord Howell of Guildford Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (International Energy Policy)

The Governor continues to report regularly on the recent increase in violent crime. He is considering a request to the UK Government for short-term assistance to the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force. We will give this careful consideration.

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