Designated landscapes review panel announced

15 June 2018

Campaign for National Parks welcomes the expertise and variety of backgrounds of the advisory panel members, who will support Julian Glover as he leads the review of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The panel, which has been announced today by the Westminster governmentYorkshire Dales by James Allison, submitted as part of our hidden treasures photo competition, is made up of Dame Fiona Reynolds Sarah Mukherjee Nicola Blackwood Jim Dixon, James Rebanks and Lord Cameron.

Chief executive of Campaign for National Parks, Fiona Howie, said: “We welcome and offer our support to Julian and his team. This group has an important opportunity to consider how we enhance some of England’s best loved landscapes.

“We urge the panel to consider the real challenges facing National Parks and to grasp this opportunity to tackle them. Nearly 70 years on from the legislation that led to the creation of National Parks we look forward to discussing with the panel how best to make sure the Parks are better protected, more accessible and even more beautiful for current and future generations.”

Campaign for National Parks, the only independent charity dedicated to protecting and improving England and Wales’ National Parks, hopes to work closely with the panel.

 

Yorkshire Dales. Photo credit: James Allinson. 

submitted as part of the Hidden Treasure photo competition.

The review of designated landscapes was announced in the 25 Year Environment Plan in January and will consider the responsibilities, financing and potential expansion of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

What does Campaign for National Parks want from the review? Click here to find out

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