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VILLIERS SUPPORTS RALLY FOR CYPRUS IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE FOR 15TH YEAR

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet attended the annual rally in support of Cyprus in Trafalgar Square on Sunday. The event is organised every year by the National Federation of Cypriots to protest against the continuing division of Cyprus and to call for a negotiated settlement to reunite the island. This is the 15th rally Ms Villiers has attended. She has been supporting the rally for Cyprus ever since she was first elected as an MEP in 1999 and continued to attend when she became MP for Chipping Barnet in 2005.

VILLIERS PARTICIPATES IN SUCCESSFUL ROYAL VISIT TO NORTHERN IRELAND

In her role as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, took part in the highly successful visit to Northern Ireland last week by Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. The visit broke new ground since it was announced in advance for the very first time. Previously, the security situation meant that details had to remain confidential until the very last minute.

VILLIERS WELCOMES GREEK CYPRIOT CAMPAIGN SUPPORT

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, met with important figures of the Greek Cypriot Community: Tony Yerolemou, President of the Greek Cypriot Brotherhood, George Mouskas, President of the Union of Greek Ship owners, Andreas Papaevripides, President of the World Federation of Overseas Cypriots, and Doros Partasides, member of Chipping Barnet Association, for their annual informal meeting in Barnet.

VILLIERS WELCOMES NEW RULES TO SUPPORT LOCAL PUBS

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has welcomed the announcement of new rules to ensure that tied pubs are given a fair deal by pub companies. These will be included in a bill on small businesses which was announced in the Queen’s speech today.

VILLIERS SUPPORTS FINCHLEY LITERARY FESTIVAL EVENT AT FRIERN BARNET COMMUNITY LIBRARY

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, gave her support to the Finchley Literary Festival by attending the "Spoken Word Showcase" event at Friern Barnet Community Library on Friday.

During the evening, prose and poetry was read out by authors from the Greenacre Writers group and others. Those taking part included Allen Ashley, who introduced the writers, Kit Habianic, Rosie Canning, Mike Gee, Carol Sampson, Bill Todd, Lindsay Bamfield and Michelle Shine.

VILLIERS OPENS NEW SWIMMING POOL FOR OAKLEIGH PARK SCHOOL OF SWIMMING

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, today opened a brand new swimming pool next to Frith Manor School in Lullington Garth, Woodside Park. The swimming pool was built by Oakleigh Park School of Swimming who run a number of pools in Theresa's Chipping Barnet constituency.

VILLIERS TURNS OUT TO SUPPORT CLASSIC CAR SHOW AT BARNET MARKET

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, called in at Barnet Market to support Saturday's event organised by the Friends of Barnet Market. Chris and Diane Nightingale. As well as a range of extra stalls, there was live music and an exhibition of classic cars owned by local residents.

Speaking after the event, Theresa said: "Barnet Market is going from strength to strength. I campaigned for many years to get the market's home site in St Albans Road improved. Ever since the market's owners, William Pears, provided a much needed upgrade to its facilities, the market has become more and more successful."