British-Irish Council Housing Ministers met in London today. The meeting was chaired by Nelson McCausland, MLA, Northern Ireland’s Minister for Social Development and hosted by the new UK Housing Minister Kris Hopkins MP.
BIC MARINE ENERGY OFFICIALS VISIT EMEC, ORKNEY
During October ‘13 BIC Marine Energy work sector officials held their meeting in Orkney and whilst there went along to see for themselves the excellent work being carried out at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) based at Stromness. This included the new and exciting technologies currently being tested. More details of EMEC’s history and function is available at http://www.emec.org.uk/.
(Photograph courtesy of Guernsey Press)
The visit of Scotland’s Play Talk Read Bus to Guernsey this July demonstrates the benefits of the different jurisdictions within the British-Irish Council sharing best practice and working together.