Set-aside Schemes

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 3rd February 2009.

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Photo of Tim Farron Tim Farron Shadow Secretary of State (Environment)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the likely effects of the abolition of set-aside on farmland bird numbers.

Photo of Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy Minister of State (Farming and the Environment), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

holding answer 29 January 2009

An assessment of the likely effects of the abolition of set-aside on farmland bird numbers formed a key part of the work commissioned by Sir Don Curry's High Level Group on set-aside, the final report of which was published on 22 July 2008. A copy can be found on the DEFRA website at:

www.defra.gov.uk/farm/policy/sustain/deliverygroup/index.htm.

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