Falkland Islands Reception 5 June 2018
The annual Falkland Islands Government (FIG) reception took place at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in the City of London on 5 June 2018. As host, Ms. Sukey Cameron MBE, FIG’s Representative in London, welcomed the wide range of guests with links to the Falkland Islands.
Foreign Office Minister, the Rt. Hon. Sir Alan Duncan KCMG MP, showed the UK Government’s continued support for the Falkland Islands by his attendance. Other political representatives included the UK Armed Forces Minister, the Rt. Hon. Mark Lancaster MP and from the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Falkland Islands, Co-Chair Baroness Gloria Hooper and Secretary Mr Andrew Rosindell MP.
Ms. Sukey Cameron gave an upbeat review of events in the past year. Mr. Alan Huckle, chairman of the Falkland Islands Association (FIA), proposed the Loyal Toast. Rounding off the evening, the band of the Parachute Regiment beat retreat and the Rt. Hon. Mark Lancaster MP took the salute.