HC Deb 28 February 1995 vol 255 c502W
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.