Policy paper

The overseas territories and the Home Office

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

The UK has 14 overseas territories in a variety of locations around the world. On 14 September 2011 the government announced a new strategy …

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The UK has 14 overseas territories in a variety of locations around the world. On 14 September 2011 the government announced a new strategy which sought to strengthen engagement between the UK and its territories.

This paper provides an overview of the assistance that the Home Office provides to the territories. It is one of a number of departmental papers which have helped to inform the government’s white paper on the overseas territories, which is expected to be published this year.