Alan delivers speech on Israeli settlements

  Please find below the text of the speech given by Sir Alan this morning at the Royal United Services Insitute on the Middle East Peace Process.    Middle East Peace: The Principles behind the Process Speech by Sir Alan Duncan MP at RUSI - Tu...

Alan backs air strikes against ISIS

On Friday 26th September Alan lent his support to the UK conducting air strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq. Alan's speech during the debate is below (from 13:41):  

Alan meets Young Social Action Ambassador

On Saturday 20th September Sir Alan met Adam Tate, the Young Social Action Ambassador for Leicestershire, Rutland and S. Lincs. Adam met Sir Alan to highlight his role in facilitating and championing outstanding volunteer activity across the cons...

Alan meets 'Hard Pressed' volunteers

On Saturday 20th September Sir Alan met volunteers from ‘Hard Pressed Juice’ in Oakham Market. The company, based near Melton, takes on unemployed volunteers, offering them the chance to build up skill and experience they can take forward into th...

Alan calls for action on Church bats

On Saturday 20th September Sir Alan visited All Saints Church in Braunston-in-Rutland to survey the damage caused by an enormous infestation of bats. A small bat colony has lived within All Saints for many years, but earlier this year the Church ...

Alan appointed Special Envoy

Sir Alan has been appointed as the Government’s Special Envoy to Yemen. In his new roles, Sir Alan will work to help deliver the government’s Yemen Strategy, which includes security, stability and development objectives, and separ...

Alan welcomes Stoughton announcement

Sir Alan has welcomed the announcement that the Co-Op farmland at Stoughton has been sold to the Wellcome Trust.  As part of a decision to focus on retail and consumer services, the Co-Op announced in the Spring that it intended to sell off its f...

Alan awarded knighthood

On 23rd July, Alan was honoured to be appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) in recognition of his diplomatic work in the Middle East and elsewhere over many years. Commenting on the knighthood, Sir Alan said...

Alan stands down from Government

Alan has today issued the following statement: ‘I am standing down from the Government at my own request, having decided that it is time for a change. I have been privileged to spend four years as Minister for International Development, which has...

Alan welcomes Thorpe Satchville turbine news

Alan has welcomed the news that the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has confirmed he will recover the appeals into two proposed turbines in Thorpe Satchville, Leicestershire.  Alan had previously called on the Secretary of...