Meet latest Chevening scholar heading to London School of Economics


A member of the Legislative Assembly has been named as the Falkland Islands’ latest Chevening scholar.

Michael Poole MLA will head to the London School of Economics (LSE) to study for an MSc in Public Policy & Administration after the current Assembly completes its term in late September.

Aimed at developing global leaders, Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme. It is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and partner organisations.

Michael said he was intending to make the most of his year away in London and thanked the Foreign and Commonwealth Office “and those involved in providing me with such a wealth of opportunity