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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

Practice Note

Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

Practice Note

Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

Practice Note

Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

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The Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (Habitats Directive) aims to promote the maintenance of biodiversity by requiring Member States to take measures to maintain or restore...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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What are AONBs? Areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONBs) are areas of countryside in England and Wales outside national parks which are designated in recognition of...

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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

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What is biodiversity net gain? Biodiversity net gain is a principle which aims to leave the natural environment in a measurably better state after development than...

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TitleDirective 2009/147/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2009 on the conservation of wild birds (codified version)*Latest consolidated...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleConvention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matters 1972 (London Convention) Parties87 (December 2017)—see map for details Signed...

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Overview Countryside Stewardship is an environmental land management scheme, which is part of the 2014 to 2020 Rural Development Programme for England. It is open to...

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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

Practice Note

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) sets out strong protections of the green belt. It notes that the government attaches great importance to green belts and...

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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which will no longer be...

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The Welsh Government introduced the Environment (Wales) Bill (E(W) Bill) on 11 May 2015. The Environment (Wales) Act 2016 (E(W)A 2016) received Royal Assent on 21 March...

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Produced in partnership with Heather Sargent of Landmark Chambers As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the...

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