HC Deb 11 February 1998 vol 306 c231W
Mr. Brake

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if the Government will give English Nature powers to require landowners to manage sites so as to maintain their conservation value. [28900]

Angela Eagle

The Government are currently considering how best to improve the protection and management of Sites of Special Scientific Interose. This will involve examining the powers available to English Nature. Officials are preparing a consultation paper seeking views.