Consultation Hub

The site lists consultations that are run by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. On this site you can find, share or take part in consultations. Public participation is very important to the development of our policies so please have your say.

We Asked, You Said, We Did

Here are some of the issues we have consulted on and their outcomes. See all outcomes

We Asked

Natural England consulted with owner, occupiers and interested parties on the notification of Malvern Common Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on 24 May 2018.

You Said

No objections have been received relating to the notification of this land under Section 28 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Two representations were received regarding management of Malvern Common. Four further representations of support were received.

We Did

Natural England confirmed the notification of Malvern Common SSSI on 22 November 2018.

We Asked

Natural England consulted with owner, occupiers and interested parties on the notification of Lazy Meadow Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on 24 May 2018.

You Said

No objections were received relating to the notification of this land under Section 28 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Four representations of support were received through the online consultation.

We Did

Natural England confirmed the notification of Lazy Meadow SSSI on 22 November 2018.

We Asked

We asked for your views on proposed updates to the waste duty of care code of practice, particularly in relation to the household waste duty of care, and on new guidance for local authorities in England on use of an FPN for breaches of that duty of care.

You Said

92 responses were received. For each question asked, the majority of respondents either supported the code of practice and local authority guidance in their proposed forms, or with some amendments to improve clarity of explain points in greater detail.

We Did

We revised the code of practice and local authority guidance to reflect the comments received, and they are now published on gov.uk.