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British Indian Ocean Territory

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 39440, tabled on 6 June 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on the future of the Chagos Islanders.

Answered on

9 June 2016

The Government concluded an independent feasibility study in February 2015, and carried out a twelve week public consultation, the results of which we published in January this year. The Government is still considering its policy in this area and will announce developments to Parliament and the public in due course.