§ Lord Melchett
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they are now in a position to forward a list of sites for protection under Article 4 of Directive 79/409/EEC, and whether they will confirm that such a list should have been deposited with the Commission by 2nd April 1981.
§ The Earl of Avon
An initial list of special protection areas was forwarded to the Commission on 31st August 1982. The Council resolution related to Directive 79/409 and called for a list of such areas by 2nd April 1981.