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Birds: Conservation

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 231925, tabled on 13 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what guidance he has given to planning authorities on the use of nets by developers to prevent birds nesting in trees.

Answered on

19 March 2019

Planning practice guidance is available on the Natural Environment and there is standing advice for local planning authorities to assess the impacts of development on wild birds . No planning guidance has been issued on the use of nets by developers to prevent birds nesting in trees.

Answered by

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government