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VILLIERS WELCOMES SUPPORT FROM DEMOCRATIC RALLY UK – SISTER PARTY OF THE BRITISH CONSERVATIVES

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet and long time friend of Cyprus addressed the annual dinner of Democratic Rally UK at the weekend. The event was hosted by Andreas Papaevripedes in his 20th year as chairman of the Democratic Rally UK and the guest of honour was Cyprus Finance Minister, Harris Georgiades. Over 200 people attended, including Nick de Bois, the MP for Enfield North. The event took place at the Penridge Banqueting suite, N11.

VILLIERS REPRESENTS HM GOVERNMENT AT REMEMBRANCE SERVICE

Theresa Villiers MP yesterday represented Her Majesty's government at the Remembrance Sunday commemoration at the cenotaph at Belfast City Hall. Following the ceremony, at which she laid a wreath, Theresa Villiers said:"I was very honoured to be able to represent the Government in the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at Belfast City Hall. It was poignant to be remembering those who gave their lives in service of their country during the year when we are commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

GIVING PEOPLE THE RIGHT TO RECALL THEIR MP

In crucial votes on a Bill to give people the right to ‘recall’ their MP and trigger a by-election, Theresa Villiers supported Zac Goldmith’s amendment to strengthen the proposed new law. In this article, she sets out the progress made towards delivering a new right of recall in UK politics:

THERESA VILLIERS WISHES ALL HER CONSTITUENTS A HAPPY DIWALI

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has issued the following statement as Diwali gets underway: "I would like to wish all my constituents a Happy Diwali season. Of course this festival has special significance for the Hindu and Sikh community but it has a message for people of all faiths and none. Diwali is the Festival of Light where adherents of the Hindu faith celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair."

STATEMENT ON SIR SYDNEY CHAPMAN

"I was deeply saddened by the news that Sydney had passed away. He was one of the kindest and nicest people I have ever known. He was always incredibly supportive to me both when I became candidate and then MP for Chipping Barnet.

VILLIERS AND LIDINGTON PLEDGE CONTINUED CONSERVATIVE SUPPORT FOR CYPRUS

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, opened the annual Conservatives for Cyprus event at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham last week. In a speech to the guests at the event, Ms Villiers reaffirmed the Conservative Party’s commitment to supporting Cypriots in their efforts to deliver a resolution in Cyprus saying:

CAMERON SETS OUT PLAN TO SECURE A BETTER FUTURE

Returning today from the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, Theresa Villiers has welcomed the speech by the Prime Minister on his vision for the UK's future. Here is an extract from David Cameron's speech:

"Today I set out how we can secure a better future - and build a Britain that everyone is proud to call home.

A Britain where hard work is rewarded. Not a free-for-all, but a chance for all: the chance of a job, a home, a good start in life, whoever you are, wherever you are from.

I set out our Conservative commitment for the next five years.

CHRISTIANS IN IRAQ NEED OUR HELP

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has written to Foreign Secretary, Phillip Hammond, and International Development Secretary, Justine Greening, to highlight the grave situation faced by Christians in Iraq and to urge the Government to take action to assist them by speeding up the provision of humanitarian aid.Theresa Villiers said: "It is a great concern that so many Christians around the world face persecution and discrimination. A number of my constituents have contacted me about the plight of Christians in Iraq. The situation has become even worse with the capture of Mosul and the Nineveh Plain by ISIS/ISIL/IS forces."