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St Helena

Volume 706: debated on Monday 8 December 2008


My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for International Development (Mr Douglas Alexander) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.

DfID and Her Majesty’s Treasury are in continuing discussions about issues of concern regarding access to St Helena. As a result, there will be a pause in negotiations over the St Helena airport contract. The Government of St Helena and relevant commercial parties have been advised of the situation and will be kept updated.