§ Mr. Morley
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how much his Department has paid in grants in total to United Kingdom conservation bodies to assist them to buy land for nature reserves in each year between 1989 and the present time; how many applications for grant aid were(a) received in 1991 and (b) accepted; and if he will give details of each grant over £10,000.
§ Mr. Maclean
The following is the information:
Land purchase grants over £10,000 given by English nature in 1991–92 Site Applicant SSSI land purchased (hectares) Grant given £ Hazelwood Marshes Suffolk Suffolk Wildlife Trust 3.29 21,000 Hoe Hill and Clayford Pits South Humbersidc Lincolnshire and South Humberside Trusts for Nature Conservation 24.5 10,000 West Sedgemoor Somerset RSPB 26 32,000 Irlams Beach Saltings (Hamford Water) Little Oakley and District Wildflowers Assocation 50 10,000 Bowling Green Marsh Exe Estuary Devon RSPB 8.1 10,000 Roydon Common Norfolk Norfolk Naturalists' Trust 81.28 10,000 Fortescue Estate Somerset Exmoor National Park (Somerset CC) 485.22 20,000 Ham Brook Marshes Kent Kent Trust for Nature Conservation 29.2 19,000 Lower Raypitts Farm Essex Essex Wildlife Trust 69.29 20,000 Decon Hill Bedfordshire The Wildlife Trusts of Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire 25.1 19,000 Lower Wood, Ashwellthorpe Norfolk Norfolk Naturalists Trust 36 23,750 Ouse Washes Cambridgeshire RSPB 5.47 10,132.50p Ouse Washes Cambridgeshire RSPB 13.11 20,250