Police unable to protect GM crops

15 September 1999

Police unable to protect GM crops

RICHARD Childs, chief constable of Lincolnshire, has warned that his force could not guarantee the protection of six genetically-modified crop trials in his county.

Mr Childs said he would press the home secretary, Jack Straw, for special funding to protect the crops.

A contributor to the letters section of The Independent argues that people should have the right to know where the test sites are.

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