Concerns about the 7th Quinquennial Review

Concerns about the 7th Quinquennial Review

7th July 2021

BCT has signed an open letter to express our concerns over the change to the eligibility criteria by which species will be included on Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (WCA)

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What's in a word? - Help bats with the power of one word

What's in a word? - Help bats with the power of one word

16th June 2021

We are calling on our supporters to join us and raise their voices after the Government published a weakly worded amendment to the Environment Bill that no longer sets a target to halt nature’s decline.

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‘Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure' Consultation

‘Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure' Consultation

26th January 2021

BCT concerned about a recent consultation entitled ‘Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure'

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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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Review of the legislation protecting wildlife

Review of the legislation protecting wildlife

20th November 2018

The latest review of the legislation protecting wildlife has concluded that the challenges associated with the protection of internationally important bat populations in England arise from how the legislation that protect bats are implemented, and not with the laws themselves

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