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Nitrate Vulnerable Zones

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 1 May 2008

15. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what representations he has received on proposals to protect nitrate vulnerable zones. (202803)

The Government sought views on the measures in the revised Nitrates Action Programme through a consultation, which ran from August to December 2007. Over 600 responses were received. A comprehensive report summarising the comments made was published on 19 March and is available on the DEFRA website.