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World Heritage Sites

Volume 176: debated on Friday 13 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what consideration he is giving to the designation as World Heritage sites of (a) the Cairngorms area, and (b) other areas.

It is in the first instance for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland to consider whether application should be made for World Heritage listing for the Cairngorms area.

The Lake District has been nominated for inclusion on the list this year and will be considered by the World Heritage Committee in December. Other possible future nominations are currently being reviewed by a group of experts chaired by English Heritage.