Overseas Territories

House of Lords written question – answered on 11th June 2013.

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Photo of Lord Ashcroft Lord Ashcroft Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of An assessment of environmental protection frameworks in the UK Overseas Territories produced by the Foundation for International Environmental Law and Development and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

Photo of Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lord Wallace of Saltaire Lords Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Lord in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip)

We are working with representatives from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Overseas Territory Governors’ Offices and relevant government departments to address the issues highlighted in the report.

While environmental issues are devolved to territory governments, the Government are committed to working with them to address the important issues raised in the report.

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