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Natural England

Volume 688: debated on Thursday 25 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether Natural England has established green infrastructures in all of England's growth areas.[HL1462]

Yes. Natural England is helping local authorities and regeneration bodies to prepare green infrastructure strategies in partnership with other key stakeholders in all four of the Government's growth areas.

Natural England is also working with partners to promote the preparation of green infrastructure strategies in the Government's recently announced growth points.

Once completed strategies have been prepared in each case, Natural England will encourage work to embed them within local development frameworks and will work in partnership with developers, house builders and others to support their effective delivery.

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether Natural England established agreed processes for all major Natural England products and services.[HL1463]

Natural England has operational processes in place to support all the products and services it is currently delivering. As part of its effort to improve the service it provides, it is reviewing all its business processes, with a view to establishing a single integrated business model for Natural England.