Decision details

Leicester Biodiversity Action Plan 2021-2031 - Adoption as Informal Guidance

Decision Maker: Deputy City Mayor - Environment and Transportation

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To adopt the Leicester Biodiversity Action Plan 2021-2031 recognising the opportunities for biodiversity to be integral to sustainable living and central to achieving net gains in biodiversity across the city.

Decision:

1.    To adopt the Leicester Biodiversity Action Plan 2021-2031 as Informal Guidance to provide an over-arching framework for habitat and species conservation in Leicester.

 

2.    To share and promote the documents on the council’s website and to engage with other parts of the council, elected members, partners and stakeholders to ensure the implementation of the Action Plan priorities and achievement of the BAP targets in species and habitat conservation.

 

3.    To publish a summary document for Members and the wider public on the importance of Biodiversity and the priorities and targets in the Biodiversity Action Plan 2021-2031.

Reasons for the decision:

The Biodiversity Action Plan 2021-2031 provides an over-arching framework for habitat and species conservation in Leicester.

Alternative options:

Not to produce a Biodiversity Action Plan or to review and revise the previous document were considered.

Publication date: 27/07/2021

Date of decision: 27/07/2021

Effective from: 04/08/2021

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