13 April 1999
Countryside Bill due in autumn
THE government will unveil its countryside Bill in the Queens Speech this autumn, claims The Daily Telegraph.
The Bill is expected to include right-to-roam legislation, as well as plans for improving the protection of wildlife sites.
There will be stronger powers to protect areas of outstanding natural beauty including a strengthening of the protection on wild species and hedges.
- Ramblers back governments right-to-roam proposals, FWi, yesterday (12 April, 1999)
- The Daily Telegraph 13/04/99 page 4