South Downs National Park: 10th Anniversary

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:19 pm on 12th January 2021.

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Photo of Andrew Griffith Andrew Griffith Conservative, Arundel and South Downs 7:19 pm, 12th January 2021

If the Minister will allow me, I will be very happy to mention dark skies. As she knows, I hosted an Adjournment debate as chairman of the all-party parliamentary group for dark skies on 14 December. As I suspect she was about to say, since 2016, the South Downs national park has been a member of the International Dark-Sky Association. It is one of the only places in the south-east from which one can see a dark sky and the Milky Way at night. That is very important to me and my constituents. I thank the Minister for raising an important topic.