Thursday, 12 April 2012

RIP the fallen of both sides in the Falklands War

30 years ago we were at war with Argentina - who are once again indulging in a new wave of rhetoric about how the Falkland Islands should be Argentinian. Their intellectual argument is utterly flawed.
The only menacing colonial power as far as the islanders are concerned is Argentina, not the UK - who is standing up for self determination. All of us should pay tribute again today to all those UK service personnel who gave up their lives, and the Argentinians who also fell.

The full debate that we conducted in parliament is set out on the attached link