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  • Fisheries: Remote Electronic (REM) Monitoring Call for Evidence

    From January 2021, at the end of the transition period, the UK will, as an independent coastal State, control and manage the resources in our waters. With a new way paved for our country, our marine environment and our fishing industry, it is important to think about long-term ambitions. ... More
    Closed 30 November 2020
  • UK Pollutant Release and Transfer Register: National Implementation Report 2021

    Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Implementation of the Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) under the Kiev Protocol – Call for views October 2020 Introduction The UK has a publicly available inventory... More
    Closed 27 November 2020
  • Aarhus National Implementation Report 2021

    The UK is a Party to the Aarhus Convention, a UNECE treaty which provides for access to information, public participation in decision making and access to justice in environmental matters. More
    Closed 27 November 2020
  • Updated UK Marine Strategy Part Two: marine monitoring

    Defra, the Northern Ireland Executive, the Scottish Government and the Welsh Government are seeking views on the updated marine monitoring programmes for the state of the UK’s seas for each of the UK Marine Strategy descriptors. The consultation document sets out the... More
    Closed 17 November 2020
  • Fisheries economic link licence condition in England

    The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on proposals to strengthen the economic link condition in order to increase benefits of UK fishing quotas across the UK and, in particular, to coastal communities. More
    Closed 10 November 2020
  • Fisheries: Quota allocation and management in 2021 and beyond: England and the Crown Dependencies

    In January 2021, at the end of the transition period, the UK will be an independent coastal State with rights under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea to control and manage the resources in our waters. We will have left the Common Fisheries Policy and will no longer be bound by the EU’s... More
    Closed 10 November 2020
  • Fisheries: Apportioning additional quota between the UK administrations: UK and the Crown Dependencies

    In January 2021, at the end of the transition period, the UK will be an independent coastal State with rights and duties under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea to control and manage the resources in our waters. We will have left the Common Fisheries Policy and will no longer be bound... More
    Closed 10 November 2020
  • Consultation on WEEE Compliance Fee Methodology 2020

    The UK Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Regulations 2013 establish a system in which producers of equipment are required to finance the cost of collection, treatment, recovery and recycling of WEEE arising from private households. The WEEE Regulations establish a system of annual... More
    Closed 9 November 2020
  • Open Access Restriction at Wellhaugh (case number 2020089269)

    The Forestry Commission is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CRoW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common... More
    Closed 26 October 2020
  • Open Access Restriction at Stower Hill (case number 2020079265)

    The Forestry Commission is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CRoW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common... More
    Closed 26 October 2020
  • Open access restriction at Stodmarsh NNR (case number 2015067839 & 2015067840)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 26 October 2020
  • Open access restriction at Pevensey Levels NNR (case number 2015027550)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 26 October 2020
  • Consultation on the Waste Management Plan for England

    We are seeking views on a revised draft Waste Management Plan for England (the Plan). Under the Waste (England and Wales) Regulations 2011 the Government is required to review the Plan every 6 years. The content of the Plan is determined by the requirements of Schedule 1 to the Waste (England and... More
    Closed 15 October 2020
  • Due diligence on forest risk commodities

    It is vital that the recovery from COVID-19 helps us to build a greener, fairer and more resilient global economy. Protecting precious forest environments is central to tackling climate change, ensuring that people have secure livelihoods, and protecting the natural systems on which we all... More
    Closed 5 October 2020
  • Designation of an area of the River Wharfe at Ilkley as a bathing water

    The Bathing Water Regulations (S.I.2013/1675) ("the Regulations") define a bathing water as a surface water where "...the Secretary of State expects a large number of people to bathe, having regard in particular to past trends and any infrastructure or facilities provided, or other measures... More
    Closed 2 October 2020
  • Open access restriction at Turncliff Common (case number 2005020163)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 22 September 2020
  • Open access restriction at Calderdale - Soyland Moor (case number 2005030003)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 22 September 2020
  • Cydberthnasau contractiol yn niwydiant llaeth y DU

    Cynhelir yr ymgynghoriad hwn mewn ymateb i bryderon a godwyd bod cynhyrchwyr cynradd, gan gynnwys ffermwyr godro, yn tueddu i fod mewn sefyllfa gymharol wan ym marchnad y gadwyn cyflenwi bwyd. Y consensws ymhlith cynhyrchwyr amaethyddol y DU yw y gall y pŵer bargeinio anghyfartal â... More
    Closed 15 September 2020
  • Contractual relationships in the UK dairy industry

    This consultation is in response to concerns raised that primary producers, including dairy farmers, tend to occupy positions of relative market weakness in the food supply chain. Consensus among agricultural producers in the UK is that unequal bargaining power with processors and retailers... More
    Closed 15 September 2020
  • England Tree Strategy

    This consultation will inform a new England Tree Strategy which we will publish later this year. The strategy will set out policy priorities to deliver our ambitious tree planting programme. It will focus on expanding, protecting and improving our woodlands, and how trees and woodlands can... More
    Closed 11 September 2020
  • Open access restriction at Budby Heath (Birklands & Bilhaugh) case number 2005100069

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 7 September 2020
  • Open access restriction at Foxgloves (formerly known as Mistlehall Farm) case number 2010065568

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 7 September 2020
  • Open access restriction at Foxgloves (formerly known as Mistlehall Farm) case number 2010065567

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 7 September 2020
  • Reservoir safety emergency on-site flood plans consultation

    Introduction In a written statement to Parliament on 16 March 2020 the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs stated that the government would consult on making a requirement for all large raised reservoirs (registered reservoirs) to have an... More
    Closed 17 August 2020
  • Open access restriction at Gallows Hill (case number 2009050215)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 31 July 2020
  • Environmental Land Management: policy discussion

    Thank you for your interest in the ELM Policy Discussion Document, which sets out our initial thinking for ELM scheme design, providing an update on progress and overview of high-level design options. The ELM Policy Discussion Document is now closed. We encourage you to sign up to the ... More
    Closed 31 July 2020
  • Open access restriction at Garden View (case number 2009050212)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 17 July 2020
  • Open access restriction at Bramble Combe (case number 2009050214)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 17 July 2020
  • Open access restriction at Fontmell Down (case number 2007050190)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 17 July 2020
  • Open access restriction at Barn Field (case number 2004080065)

    Natural England is seeking views on proposals that will restrict public access to open access land at this site. The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW Act) gives a public right of access to land mapped as ‘open country’ (mountain, moor, heath and down) or registered common land.... More
    Closed 17 July 2020
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