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JNCC 7th Quinquennial Review

Every five years, the country nature conservation bodies (Natural England, Natural Resources Wales and NatureScot), working jointly through the UK Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), review Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (WCA) 1981. The review will provide recommendations to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and to Ministers for the Environment in the Scottish Government and Welsh Government for changes to these schedules. This is known as the Quinquennial Review (QQR).

 

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7th Quinquennial Review - letter to JNCC plus country advisors from 30 NGOs.pdf

An open letter from 30 UK-based wildlife NGOs setting out concerns about the change to the eligibility criteria for which species will be included on Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act in 2021.

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ARG UK Draft letter to MPs concerning WCA changes.docx

A template for a letter that could be sent to a local electoral representative or other decision maker to raise awareness of the potential impacts of the 7th Quinquennial Review (QQR) of Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981)

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CIEEM-response-to-QQR7-July2021-FINAL.pdf

CIEEM's response to JNCC over the Wildlife and Countryside Act review, July 2021

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Current schedule-5-8-species-and-protection-status - 2021.xlsx

Excel list of all species scheduled under Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

pdf JNCC meeting note [QQR7] [to share] 22.07.21.pdf

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JNCC meeting note [QQR7] [to share] 22.07.21.pdf

From WCL - a note of the recent eNGO meeting with JNCC regarding the seventh quinquennial review. It was a constructive meeting, with JNCC making reassuring and collaborative overtures, but no definite conclusions to share yet. There will be a series of follow up meetings throughout the process with the next in mid-September, where we hope to get down to some of the technical nitty gritty.

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Press release JNCC 7th QQR - open letter from 30 NGOs to question the change in Eligibiity Criteria.docx

Press release concerning the open letter from 30 UK-based wildlife NGOs setting out concerns about the change to the eligibility criteria for which species will be included on Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act in 2021. Dated 28.06.21.

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Press release JNCC 7th QQR - open letter from 30 NGOs to question the change in Eligibility Criteria.docx

Press release concerning the open letter from 30 UK-based wildlife NGOs setting out concerns about the change to the eligibility criteria for which species will be included on Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act in 2021. Dated 28.06.21.

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As part of the QQR, stakeholders are provided with the opportunity to propose changes to the species on the schedules. This Information Pack has been produced for the 7th QQR (QQR 7). It is important to note that this QQR differs from previous ones. The Information Pack explains the new selection criteria, provides a timetable, and explains the process to be used by stakeholders. Contact details of the QQR Inter-agency Group who are managing QQR 7, are listed in Section 5. In addition, the Information Pack provides details of how to complete the online survey through which stakeholders propose new species for inclusion on, or removal of existing species from Schedules 5 and 8, or propose a change to how species are protected on the schedules. It is absolutely essential that clear evidence is provided for each proposal.

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QQR7_NGO Response_Final 29.07.21.pdf

From JNCC in response to note of 22.07.21 - Please find attached a reply to your letter regarding the 7th Quinquennial Review (QQR) of Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981).

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The 7th Quinquennial Review of Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act.pdf

A 2 page summary of the 2021 7th Quinquennial Review (QQR) of Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1981), and how it affects amphibians and reptiles.

spreadsheet Wales - Section 7 amphibians and reptiles for review in 2021 Popular

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Wales - Section 7 amphibians and reptiles for review in 2021.xlsx

Section 7 list of species of principal importance in Wales
 
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