Consent for Horse Racing and parking motor vehicles on New Forest SSSI

Rich Young made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Natural England

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Natural England,

I understand that Natural England provided assent to the Forestry Commission and/or the New Forest Pony Breeders and Cattle Society in regard to the Point 2 Point organised horse race in the New Forest on 26/12/2014.

The assent under Section 28H Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended) was received by one or both of the organisations named above on 12/11/2014.

Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act (2000), please could you supply the following:

· The information provided by the applicant in order to seek consent e.g. the completed application form
· A full copy of the assent provided by Natural England, including the conditions of attached to the assent
· Copies of all internal correspondence relating to the preparation and granting of the assent, including correspondence relating to the potential impact of the parking of motor vehicles on the open forest and the potential impact of this on the SSSI condition.
· The condition status of the SSSI prior to the event
· The condition status of the SSSI post event, evidenced
· All monitoring requirements attached to the assent to determine how the event and its associated activities, such as the parking of motor vehicles on the open forest, impact on the condition of the SSSI.
· The results of such monitoring.
· The details of any remedial action required to be undertaken by the event organiser, or land manager, in order to return the SSSI to its pre-event condition, including the timescale for implementation of such remedial action, and evidence of Natural England sign off.

Regards

Mr R Young

FOI (NE), Natural England

Dear Mr Young

Access to information request – Acknowledgement – Request No RFI 2822

Thank you for your request for information below, which we received on 2 February 2015. We are dealing with your request under the Environmental Information Regulations Act 2004.

Your request is being considered and we will send out our response within the legal deadline of 20 working days which is 2 March 2015, for any reason, we are unable to meet the deadline we will keep you fully informed of the reasons for this.

Yours sincerely

Kate Donovan
Adviser - Access to Information
Legal Services

Natural England
Email: [Natural England request email]

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4 Atodiad

Dear Mr Young

Please find attached Natural England's response to your request for
information. I'm sending on behalf of Bridget Leyden, Adviser – Hampshire
Rivers and New Forest Team.

<<RFI 2822 - Young - Response.pdf>>

<<BL 11 11 2014 FC Point to Point NF.pdf>> <<FC-HRA point to point october
14.pdf>> <<POINT TO POINT RACES ACROSS THE NEW FOREST.pdf>>

Thanks

Darren

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