Should the British Overseas Territories be represented in the British Parliament?

This was a question posed a year ago, by the Friends of the British Overseas Territories.

It is a legitimate question, bearing in mind the UK’s residual power to legislate for the affairs of British Overseas Territories (subject to certain constitutional conventions and entrustments), and the UK’s power to represent the overseas territories’ interests internationally.

But just as there should be no taxation without representation, it might be argued that there should be no representation without taxation …


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