HL Deb 22 December 1982 vol 437 c1163WA
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.