Four members of the British Parliament, as well as four other government officials, will be touring South Dakota this week to observe our election process. So be on your best behavior.
The trip is being arranged through the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
The tour starts in Sioux Falls. The chamber and the group Sioux Falls in the World are the local hosts. Sanford is hosting a luncheon on Tuesday. They are scheduled to be in Pierre Wednesday and Rapid City on Thursday and Friday.
Here’s a list of the visitors:
Mr. Tariq Ahmad, Member of the House of Lords
Mr. Wesley James Checkwick Ball, Senior Political Adviser to Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
Mr. Ramesh Geoffrey Chhabra, Special Adviser to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Treasury
Ms. Yvonne Helen Fovargue, Member of Parliament for Makerfield (Labour Party)
Ms. Alison Louise Griffiths, General Manager, Strategy. RAC Ltd (Royal Automobile Club)
Mr. Simon James Jackson, Director of Policy and Research, The Labour Party
Mr. Sadiq Khan, Labour Member of Parliament for Tooting
Mr. David Thomas Morris, Conservative Member of Parliament for Morecambe and Lunesdale