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Ministry of Defence: Biodiversity

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 34008, tabled on 15 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what protections for biodiversity are in place on land owned by the Ministry of Defence.

Answered on

20 July 2021

The Ministry of Defence is committed to protecting and enhancing the biodiversity on the Defence Estate and delivering on its statutory obligations and Government policy commitments.

Each project, plan or programme that may impact biodiversity is subject to a sustainability appraisal process which identifies, assesses and manages potential biodiversity issues, constraints and opportunities.

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