HL Deb 16 January 1984 vol 446 c920WA
Lord Melchett

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When they will advise the EEC of more areas that qualify for protection under Articles 3 and 4 of Directive 79/409, when further sites will be listed under the Ramsar Convention, and whether they will make a statement.

Lord Skelmersdale

Consultations are not yet complete on the further sites identified by the Nature Conservancy Council as possible areas for protection under the EEC Directive 79/409 and the Ramsar Convention. It is hoped to add to the seven sites already designated under Article 4 of the directive, and the 19 sites listed under the convention by this summer