§ Mr. Keeling
asked the Lord President of the Council whether he is aware that Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire, recommended as a National Nature Reserve in Command Paper No. 7122, is advertised for sale by auction on 13th July; and whether he will take steps to protect this island.
§ Mr. H. Morrison
Yes. The Nature Conservancy are watching the position. They will, if necessary, use the powers conferred on them by the National Parks and access to the Countryside Act, 1949, 99W to ensure that the special natural and scientific features of this island are protected.