Thank you for contacting me about our upland areas.
I would like to assure you that I am committed to protecting our uplands, the wildlife that thrives there, and the people who live there too.
Restoring nature is crucial and the Prime Minister has committed to protecting 30% of the UK’s land by 2030 and will be making nature a key focus of COP26. As well as this, the Environment Bill has been amended in the House of Lords to require a historic, new legally binding target on species abundance for 2030 with the aim of halting the decline of nature in England.
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