FOI request (FOI222188)
Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006
Requested Fri 18 August 2017
Responded Fri 18 August 2017
What steps the Council has taken to meet its section 40 duties under the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 to 'have regard... to the purpose of conserving biodiversity'.
The total amount spent by the council on promoting biodiversity in the last year for which data is available.
How much the Council plans to spend on promoting biodiversity in the coming year.
The name and contact details of the officer responsible for promoting biodiversity within the council (if there is no such person, please provide the name and contact details of the officer responsible for managing the Council's green spaces).
Q1 - Following the publication of the NERC Act 2006, the Council published the Hastings Local Biodiversity Action plan in 2007 which provided a framework to implement the Act and other legislation and guidance on biodiversity. Attached is a copy of the Hastings Local Biodiversity Plan 2007.
Q2 - £87,500 approximately
Q3 - £87,500 approximately
Q4 - Murray Davidson, Environment and Natural Resources Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org 01424 451107
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