Spreading Bellflower: Conservation:Written question - 174000

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Asked by Bill Wiggin
(North Herefordshire)
Asked on: 12 September 2018
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Spreading Bellflower: Conservation
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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to support the conservation of the Spreading Bellflower.
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Answered by: Dr Thérèse Coffey
Answered on: 12 October 2018

Spreading bellflower is listed as a species of principal importance under the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006. Actions underway include monitoring its populations and establishing appropriate habitat management at its known sites.

As a part of the 25 Year Environment Plan, the Government is committed to creating or restoring 500,000 hectares of wildlife-rich habitat, to complement and connect our best wildlife sites, as part of a Nature Recovery Network and provide opportunities for conservation of species such as spreading bellflower.

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