HC Deb 13 November 1997 vol 300 c604W
Mr. David Taylor

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how often and on what dates he has met representatives of a(a) the Countryside Commission, (b) English Nature, (c) English Heritage, (d) the Ramblers Association, (e) the Country Landowners Association and (f) the National Farmers Union when the Government's proposals on right-to-roam legislation were discussed. [15324]

Angela Eagle

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has not had any meetings with these organisations to discuss the Government's proposals on right-to-roam legislation. My hon. Friend the Minister for the Environment discussed the Government's proposals with the Countryside Commission on 9 July and 30 October, with the Ramblers Association on 23 June and 12 September, and with the Country Landowners Association on 14 July. He and I discussed the proposals with the National Farmers Union on 22 July.

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