HC Deb 23 April 1986 vol 96 c167W
30. Mr. Kenneth Carlisle

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he is yet in a position to announce the establishment of the first marine nature reserve.

Mr. Waldegrave

The Nature Conservancy Council expects to commence formal consultations on detailed proposals for at least one site next month. If there are no unforeseen difficulties, the council is expected to put formal proposals to my right hon. Friend later in the summer.