Topical Questions

Part of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – in the House of Commons on 23rd June 2022.

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Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

We have set out some detailed proposals on this, both in our response to the Glover review, but also under the Environment Act 2021. Local authorities will be required to have local nature recovery strategies in future, and that will include commitments around public access in particular locations. We have also opened a new farming and protected landscape scheme, which is all about supporting public access to the countryside.