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Meeting with Sir Robert Atkins, MEP and Chairman of the European Parliament Petitions Committee, and Theresa Villiers. MEP Roger Brooke had written to the Petitions Committee on the 27th September 2004 with the following petitions outlining our case. -Petition 1 -Petition 2 -Petition 3 At that time the Cyprus Government had not fulfilled its obligations under clause 81 of its own Constitution, to protect people and their property. He received a reply on the 21st October 2004 which gave us a Petition number 842/2004 allowing us to proceed with our application, which we are now doing in light of events which have taken place since 27th September 2004. Until now (1.3.2005) we have been reluctant to take up our option of proceeding with a Petition as we have no reason to wish to upset the Cyprus Government, but as we are not getting anywhere locally in Paphos we are left with no option. We are issuing another statement to bring the Committee up to date which points to failures of Government departments in Paphos to do what they have been instructed to do by their superiors in Nicosia. Sir Robert pointed out that there were various stages of discipline that could be brought against the Cyprus Government by the Petitions Committee. Moreover, now that a Petition had been raised it could not be shelved, and that decisions would be made. Anybody in the Cyprus Government that the Committee may wish to call to the court would have to attend and account for their actions as to why they did not act upon directives given to them by their superiors. The whole process would be done and dealt with within a three month period. We will be putting further matters relating to our case to the Petitions Committee as and when we have a court date. We will report the decisions on the website.