This email was sent to the CRG office on the 4th August 2015


Dear Interested Parties,

The UK Government announced on 24 March 2015 that further detailed work was necessary to clarify uncertainties around the likely demand for resettlement and the costs and liabilities to the UK taxpayer.  This work is steadily progressing.  Your views are now sought in response to the attached Consultation Document available in English and French and on line at GOV.UK, which also requests Chagossians who are interested in resettling, to submit a completed questionnaire (Annex A) by 27  October 2015 to

For Chagossian Leaders:  Please circulate this request and document widely amongst the Chagossian community including if you wish, publicising it on your association websites.  Please also forward it to others you think will have an interest and want to comment.  A Creole translation will be circulated shortly.

Please direct any questions to


Many thanks


BIOT Policy Review Team | Overseas Territories Directorate| Foreign and Commonwealth Office| London SW1A 2PA |



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