Alan is first to Palestine

As Minister for International Development, Alan was the Coalition’s first representative to visit the West Bank, on a Government visit from 26-28 October. At the centre of the visit was a meeting with the Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister...

Alan's staff wear it pink

On Friday 29th October,Alan’s constituency office was given a pink touch in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign. The local MP’s staff hosted a well-attended ‘Wear it Pink party’ in support of the occasion, raising £133 for the cause by raffling a nu...

Duncan's a Destroyer

HMS Duncan, the latest of the new Type 45 Destroyers, was launched in Govan on the River Clyde in Glasgow on 11 October 2010. HMS Duncan is named after Admiral Adam Duncan of Camperdown, who defeated the Dutch fleet at the Battle of Camperdown on ...

Alan delivers Chatham House Speech on Yemen

Yemen: Political Dynamics and the International Policy Framework The Rt Hon Alan Duncan MP As a personal Friend of Yemen for more than 20 years I’m grateful to be speaking at this timely and important event today, albeit I regret the deteriora...

Alan Duncan Urges Charity Red Tape Cut

Alan has urged all charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations to respond to the consultation to cut unnecessary bureaucracy in the way government deals with them. The Cabinet Office and the Department for Business, Innovation and S...

Alan criticises Asfordby Windfarm plans

Alan has criticised the consultation process for the construction of a wind farm between Asfordby and Ab Kettleby, on an old colliery site. Alan met with supporters of STOP, the campaign group, on Friday 1 October. Peel, the company proposing to b...

Alan Meets Falkland Islanders and Gibraltarians

Alan Duncan, the Minister in the UK government who has responsibility for the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar, met Government officials from both territories on Monday 4th October, in Birmingham. Alan said, ‘It is a privilege to work in the depart...

Alan meets local volunteers

Alan Duncan, MP for Rutland and Melton this week met with local members of Voluntary Action Melton. The group, which runs a number of outreach projects in the community, is currently working to secure its funding for the next year and spoke with M...

Alan rallies Cottesmore Campaigners

Alan Duncan, MP for Rutland and Melton, met on Friday with local members of the campaign to save RAF Cottesmore for the last time before a final decision on its future is made as part of the Strategic Defence Review on 20th October. Throwing his ...

Alan meets 'Melton's Mozart'

Alan Duncan today met with local musician Stuart Sharp to hear about the composer’s inspiring rise to the top. Sharp, dubbed ‘Melton’s Mozart by Mr Duncan, recently saw his symphony performed by The London Philharmonic Orchestra, having astounded...