HC Deb 15 February 1990 vol 167 cc409-10W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what powers are available to him to meet Her Majesty's Government's obligations under article 4 of the European Community directive on the conservation of wild birds, 79/409 EC, in relation to tidal areas outside the jurisdiction of local authorities; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Trippier

I will write to the hon. Member.