Parliamentary Under Secretary for Wales visits BEACON

Wednesday, 24th October 2018

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales, Lord Nick Bourne, visited the BEACON facility recently during a two-day trip across mid-Wales for GreenGB Week, in which the work of institutions championing the clean growth agenda was being celebrated.  As part of a visit to IBERS, also incorporating the National Plant Phenomics Centre, BEACON Director, Professor Iain Donnison, led a tour of the BEACON facility and introduced the Minister to some of the ground-breaking research being undertaken to provide practical solutions to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Lord Bourne said: “In the year that marks the 10th anniversary of the Climate Change Act, there is no better time to build on our success and seize the huge opportunities for cleaner economic growth in the UK ... I welcome the work of IBERS who are working tirelessly towards the UK’s vision of clean economic growth".