UK OT Representatives attended the opening session of the Overseas Territories Heads of Public Service meeting, held at Lancaster House, on 20th October. The Minister with responsibility for the Overseas Territories at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Baroness Anelay, gave the opening address. Read more...
As well the seas around the British Isles, the UK government is also responsible for the waters around all of the 14 UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs). When taking these waters into account, the UK has 6.8 million square kilometres under its jurisdiction. Over 90% of the UK’s biodiversity is found in its Overseas Territories, and […] Read more...