Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: UK Overseas Territories

Working with the Overseas Territories on the challenges they face and encouraging strong local economies.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


joint communiqué which sets out priority issues

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This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

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Published 12 December 2012
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Detail added: Helping communities in the Overseas Territories to be vibrant and flourishing
  3. Detail added: Funding for the Overseas Territories
  4. Detail added: Enabling productive links between the Overseas Territories and the wider world
  5. Detail added: Making Overseas Territory governments work better
  6. Detail added: Cherishing the Overseas Territory environments
  7. Detail added: Ensuring the success and resilience of Overseas Territories’ economies
  8. Detail added: Ensuring the defence, security and safety of the Overseas Territories
  9. Detail added: Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council
  10. Added funding priorities under The Overseas Territories Programme Fund and paragraph in background section on UK policy
  11. Department requested policy title change.
  12. First published.