Consultation on the future of National Parks and AONBs

Consultation on the future of National Parks and AONBs

This is to alert you to the opportunity to feed into a national review of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs).

When announcing the review Environment Secretary Michael Gove said:

‘For so many of us our love for nature is intrinsically linked with our protected landscapes, from holidays spent in National Parks to weekend rambles across our Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We want to ensure the people who live, work in and visit these cherished places have a say in their future. As we look afresh at these precious landscapes, I look forward to hearing from everyone who shares an interest in conserving and enhancing them for the next generation.’

We have been made aware of this Call for Evidence because the Kent Association of Local Councils is represented on the Kent Downs AONB Joint Advisory Committee. We hope that you might take the time to respond.

To find out more and complete the form please follow this link https://www.gov.uk/government/news/public-to-have-say-on-new-national-parks. The deadline for responses is 18 December.