British Overseas Territories: Governing Bodies

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 23rd June 2015.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department pays the cost of ceremonial uniforms of overseas territories governors; and what the cost of such items was in the last financial year.

Photo of James Duddridge James Duddridge The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office does not pay the cost of ceremonial uniforms for overseas territories governors. Falkland Islands, Gibraltar and Bermuda are the only overseas territories who have retained the ceremonial uniform and uniform costs are funded by the individual territory governments.

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