HC Deb 13 February 2004 vol 418 c141W
Miss Mclntosh

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what representations she has received on the impact on hill farmers on the implementation by English Nature of EU directives setting environmental standards in(a) North Yorkshire, (b) Cumbria and (c) other parts of England. [154445]

Mr. Bradshaw

The Department receives a number of representations from farmers on a range of issues but I am not aware of any specifically concerning the impact on hill farmers of the implementation of EU directives by English Nature.