Archive for July 19th, 2016

GM mosquito release approval ‘flawed’ argues QC

GM mosquito release approval ‘flawed’ argues QC

| 19/07/2016 | 81 Comments

(CNS): The decision by the National Conservation Council to grant the Mosquito Research and Control Unit a permit approving the release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes as part of a pilot project in West Bay was flawed and should be quashed, a lawyer representing local activists argued Tuesday. Stephen Tromans QC told the court […]

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Baroness gets BOTs as part of cross-ministry portfolio

Baroness gets BOTs as part of cross-ministry portfolio

| 19/07/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Responsibility for the British Overseas Territories has gone to Baroness Anelay of St Johns (69), who has cross-ministerial responsibilities between the Foreign Office and the Department for International Development. The FCO confirmed Tuesday that the territories had been added to the baroness’s portfolio, despite incorrect announcements locally Monday that Sir Alan Duncan had been […]

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