Submitted by Hannah E Olds on Tuesday 10th January 2023
Published on Monday 16th January 2023
Current status: Open
Open until: Sunday 16th July 2023
Current Signatures: 600
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Prevent productive grassland and clean pasture from being designated an SSSI
Prevent all productive grassland and clean pasture from being designated under the SSSI scheme. We believe this will better allow businesses to carry on farming. Current farming practices have been carried out for hundreds years and several generations, making the landscape what it is today.
The planning restrictions on SSSIs for any development which is considered to have an adverse effect on it, including for developments outside an SSSI, and new rules affecting farmers’ use and storage of slurry, restrict basic farming activities. This also affects the value of land in and around an SSSI.
If you want to sign this petition (as opposed to merely discuss it), you need to do that on the government's e-Petitions website.
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