HC Deb 13 June 1995 vol 261 c488W
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans the United Kingdom Government have to participate in Species 2000 and the formulation of a new species list. [26339]

Mr. Atkins

The UK expects to consider initiatives such as species 2000 at the first scientific advisory meeting of the parties to the biodiversity convention in Paris in September, in the context of the provision of scientific technical assessments of the status of biodiversity under article 25 of the convention.