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British Overseas Territories: Biodiversity

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 136459, tabled on 18 April 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on replacing the EU's financing instrument for biodiversity, BEST, for the UK Overseas Territories.

Answered on

26 April 2018

​Discussions concerning a possible replacement for BEST funding, involving the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, HM Treasury, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and the Department for Exiting the European Union, are scheduled to take place later this month. Following this, there will be an opportunity for further discussions on this issue to take place at a Ministerial level.