Select Committee on European Communities Twenty-Second Report


APPENDIX 3

Corrigenda to Interim Report

REPORT

Contents (page 4)

  In the list of witnesses for 30 June 1999, the Scottish Office and the Minstry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food should have been included as well as the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.

Page 5

  Paragraph 3, line 5 (at end): delete "Action".

  Footnote 1: "adopted by the Council" should read "endorsed . . .".

  Footnote 2: for "Birds Directive" read "Habitats Directive".

Page 6

  Paragraph 8: lines 4-5 should read ". . . an account of progress in the implementation of the Convention, in its First Report . . .".

EVIDENCE

Memorandum by WWF-UK (28 April 1999)

Page 7

  At the end of the memorandum, the following list of Annexes was omitted in error.

  Annex I has been reproduced as Appendix 4 to the present Report; the other Annexes have not been printed.

Annexes
Annex IStatus of implementation of Natura 2000 in the EU Member States (December 1998)
Annex IIWWF-UK response to JNCC Report Number 270 (7 January 1998)
Annex IIIWWF-UK's intervention in Case C-371/98 R v The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions ex parte First Corporate Shipping Limited (January 1999)
Annex IVWWF-UK report "Criteria for the Selection of Potential Special Areas of Conservation under the Habitats Directive I and II" (July 1997 and updated March 1999)
Annex VWWF-UK's Shadow List—Rationale and Proposed Procedure (October 1998)
Annex VIInformation relating to the launch of WWF-UK's SAC Shadow List (October 1998)
Annex VIIWWF-UK'/The Wildlife Trusts joint report "The Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) in West Wales" (May 1998)
Annex VIIITerms of reference for WWF-UK research into the definition of favourable conservation status in Cornwall (September 1998)
Annex IXWCL position paper on Positive Management Orders (1999)
Annex XWWF-UK response to DETR Guidance on Articles 6(3) and (4) of the EU Habitats Directive (May 1998)
Annex XIWWF position paper on Article 6 of the EU Habitats Directive (March 1999)
Annex XIIWWF-UK/HCT/FoE joint complaint to the European Commission regarding the UK government's transposition of the EU Habitats and Species Directive (October 1994)
Annex XIIIWWF report "Natura 2000—opportunities and obstacles" (to be published in the UK in July 1999)
Annex XIV    "The European Commission and the Enforcement of Environmental Law: An invidious Position" Rhiannon Williams, 1995. Formerly DG XI of European Commission.


Memoranda by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (14 May 1999)

Page 192

  Replace Tables 1 and 2 as follows:

Table 1

Summary statistics for candidate SACs and classified SPAs in the UK (May 1999)


COUNTRY
CANDIDATES SACs
CLASSIFIED SPAs
NO OF SITES
AREA (HA)
NO OF SITES
AREA (HA)

Scotland
124
611,889
103
340,218
England
141
540,472
72
386,901
Wales
40
371,544
11
66,830
Northern Ireland1
21
47,104
11
70,660
Scotland/England
3
111,599
1
30,706
England/Wales
4
3,605
2
37,786

UK Total
333
1,686,213
200
933,101


  1 In Northern Ireland, 3 SPAs and 6 candidate SACs adjoin the border with the Republic of Ireland. Information on corresponding designations in the Republic is incomplete.

Table 2

Summary statistics for candidate SACs and classified SPAs with marine/estuarine interest in the UK (May 1999)2


COUNTRY
CANDIDATES SACs
CLASSIFIED SPAs
NO OF SITES
AREA (HA)
NO OF SITES
AREA (HA)

Scotland
13
171,205
17
31,378
England
17
302,489
38
228,613
Wales
4
314,632
5
10,707
Northern Ireland
2
18,739
6
22,785
Scotland/England
2
108,974
1
30,706
England/Wales
0
0
2
37,786

UK Total
38
916,040
69
361,975
Proportion of total UK site list
11.4%
54.3%
34.5%
38.8%


  2 Some sites with marine/esturine interest also include significant areas of terrestrial habitat. The site area figures in Table 2 do not therefore necessarily correspond exactly to the area of marine/esturine habitat.





 
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