Tag: Baroness Anelay

UK agrees to consider BOT concerns over Brexit

UK agrees to consider BOT concerns over Brexit

| 07/02/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands premier says that the British government has agreed to take under consideration the priority areas identified by the British Overseas Territories (BOTs) when it begins the negotiations with the European Union. Premier Alden McLaughlin is in London for a special Overseas Te [...]

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Baroness to chair Brexit talks Tuesday

Baroness to chair Brexit talks Tuesday

| 06/02/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin will be attending discussions on Brexit with the leaders of other British Overseas Territories (BOTs) and UK officials Tuesday. Baroness Anelay, the minister responsible for the BOTs, will chair the talks about what the UK’s exit from the European Uni [...]

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UK to fund review of marine unit

UK to fund review of marine unit

| 04/10/2016 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The British government will be funding a review of the search and rescue capabilities, resources and equipment as well as coastguard protections in all of its territories in the Caribbean, and it will be starting with Cayman. The minister for the overseas territories, Baroness Anelay, announc [...]

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Cayman has obligation to LGBT equality, says OT minister

Cayman has obligation to LGBT equality, says OT minister

| 04/10/2016 | 122 Comments
(CNS): The UK’s overseas territories minister, Baroness Anelay, told the Legislative Assembly Tuesday that the continued discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community placed the Cayman Islands Government in breach of its legal obligations. Addressing MLAs at the openi [...]

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LBGT activist calls on UK to end discrimination

LBGT activist calls on UK to end discrimination

| 21/09/2016 | 188 Comments
(CNS): A representative from Colours Cayman, the only organisation in the Cayman Islands campaigning for equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has called on the UK to end the inequity, discrimination and mounting hostility against them. Billie Bryan, who founded the g [...]

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Baroness picks Cayman for first OT trip

Baroness picks Cayman for first OT trip

| 21/09/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The UK’s new overseas territories minister will be visiting the Cayman Islands next month for a short visit, government officials confirmed Tuesday. Joyce Anne Anelay, Baroness Anelay of St Johns, who has picked the Cayman Islands for her first port of call of any British territory will be [...]

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Baroness commits to championing OT interests

Baroness commits to championing OT interests

| 25/07/2016 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The new minister for British Overseas Territories, Baroness Anelay, has said she plans to champion the interests of the BOTs across Whitehall in the face of the uncertainties presented by the referendum result last month for the UK to exit the European Union. The premier has already written t [...]

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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 barone [...]

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