BTC at Party Conference 2012
10th October 2012
The British Tamil Conservatives (BTC) launched their first drinks reception as an affiliated body of the Party on Tuesday 9th October at the ICC Castle Fine Arts Gallery, Birmingham. BTC is the first ethnic specific group to be affiliation by the Party.
Dr Arjuna Sivananthan, the Vice Chairman of BTC and Executive member of Conservative Way Forward (CWF) said “our objectives are twofold: take the Party’s message to the Tamil community ensure we, the Conservatives, have an outright majority in the next parliament, and continue our advocacy work of bringing the plight of Tamils to Party members and the Conservative Members of Parliament. We will not stop until these two objectives are accomplished.
The BTC would like to thank Lee Scott, MP Ilford North, Hon. Patron of BTC, Robert Halfon, MP, Gavin Barwell, MP, and Andrew Rosindell, MP for all the support to both the Tamil Community and BTC in their role as Vice Presidents of the BTC. We would also like to thank Charles Tannock, MEP and Syed Kamal, MEP for their support. We are grateful to the members of the Global Tamil Forum, British Tamil Forum and TGTE for joining us in celebrating our affiliation.
With the affiliation, BTC hope to organise more high profile events on both the national and local level using the community media to get the conservative message to the Community and actively partake in conservative activities.
Link to BTC Press Release