Ministry of Territories and the Diaspora (Austenasia)

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Ministry of Territories and the Diaspora
Established 19 January 2021
Minister of Territories and the Diaspora Lord Andrew Creed, Baron of Corinium Terentium

The Ministry of Territories and the Diaspora is a government body within the Empire of Austenasia which has a remit covering Territories and non-residential subjects.

The Ministry was founded by an Act of Parliament on 19 January 2021, after agreement was reached in November 2020 between Emperor Jonathan I and Lord John Gordon that an effort should be made to give Austenasians outside of Towns more of a say in politics. Lord Andrew Creed was appointed the first Minister by the Act creating the Ministry.

The Ministry was, upon its establishment, tasked with "contacting non-residential subjects and encouraging those interested to join a group founded by the Ministry for the purpose of enabling greater participation and involvement for them in matters of political or cultural importance in Austenasia", a project which is currently ongoing.

The Ministry is also responsible for representing the views the views and interests of non-residential subjects to Cabinet in an advisory capacity, relaying to Cabinet the concerns, requests or opinions of Governors regarding their respective Territories, and encouraging Governors to compile and publish information and photographs regarding their respective Territories.

List of Ministers of Territories and the Diaspora

Number Picture Name Took office Left office Notes
01 CreedA.jpg Lord Andrew Creed, Baron of Corinium Terentium 19 Jan 2021 Incumbent Appointed Minister by the Monarch. Longest serving Austenasian Governor.