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 The Leasowes Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on 7 February 2019.

You Said

Two objections were received relating to the notification of this land under Section 28 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. However, both objections have subsequently been unconditionally withdrawn. Three representations of support were also received.

We Did

Natural England confirmed the notification of The Leasowes SSSI on 26 June 2019.

We Asked

Natural England consulted with owner, occupiers and interested parties on the notification of Down Farm Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on 7 February 2019.

You Said

No objections have been received relating to the notification of this land under Section 28 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Four representations of support were received from Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Dorset Wildlife Trust and West Dorset District Council.

We Did

Natural England confirmed the notification of Down Farm SSSI on 26 June 2019 without modification.

We Asked

Natural England consulted with the owners and interested parties on the notification of Oridge Street Meadows Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on 10 January 2019.

You Said

One objection was received relating to the notification of this land under Section 28 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. Three representations of support were also received through the online consultation.

We Did

Natural England Board considered the objection and representations at its meeting on 11 September 2019 and approved confirmation of the notification of Oridge Street Meadows SSSI without modification.