§ Mr. Ron Davies
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what progress has been made to maintain the annual red kite population increase in Wales at more than 5 per cent. per annum since the publication of the report "Biodiversity—The UK Action Plan": and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Redwood
Sixty-nine breeding pairs of red kite were observed in Wales in 1994, as opposed to 61 pairs in 1993—an increase of 13.1 per cent.