Proposed changes to the planning system – BCT consultation response

Proposed changes to the planning system – BCT consultation response

28th October 2020

We recognise the need for more affordable housing, but any reform of the planning system needs to be done in a way that is sensitive to the needs of local communities and avoids impacts on the environment and wildlife.

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Planning reform – please speak up for bats

Planning reform – please speak up for bats

16th October 2020

BCT has joined forces with others to call for a halt to planning deregulation

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Response to the Prime Ministers “Build, Build, Build” Speech

Response to the Prime Ministers “Build, Build, Build” Speech

3rd July 2020

Like many others, we listened to the Prime Minister’s statement with great anticipation. As we build back from the current crisis, it is critical that we create a green recovery in order to avert the urgent and far bigger environmental crises of our time. Investing in a green recovery will bring huge benefits to people and wildlife alike.

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The Time is NOW - Mass Virtual Lobby for a Green Recovery

The Time is NOW - Mass Virtual Lobby for a Green Recovery

25th June 2020

We want to make sure that whatever steps the government decided to take with the Environment Bill, it benefits people, the environment and wildlife, including of course bats. That is why we are asking you to join us in a second, virtual The Time is Now mass lobby of MPs on 30 June.

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HS2 Phase One Construction Cause for Concern

HS2 Phase One Construction Cause for Concern

12th June 2020

Reports we have been receiving about potential disturbance and damage to bat roosts in trees during the maternity season in Warwickshire woodlands (Kenilworth Sites) due to HS2 Phase One construction is a cause for concern for BCT

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Facts About Bats & COVID-19

Facts About Bats & COVID-19

10th April 2020

The UN Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats (EUROBATS) along with two other UN Secretariats have made a joint statement of the facts about bats and COVID-19.

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Best Parliamentary Champion 2019 - Helen Hayes MP

Best Parliamentary Champion 2019 - Helen Hayes MP

15th October 2019

Best Parliamentary MP Species Champion 2019 was awarded to Helen Hayes MP as species champion for the common pipistrelle.

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BCT’s response to Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation

BCT’s response to Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation

31st January 2019

Bat Conservation Trust’s has submitted its response to the Defra consultation on Biodiversity Net Gain

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