#Manchester City Council promises new Local Nature Reserve. Breaks promise.

In July 2013 Manchester City Council released  a “climate change action(sic) plan.”  It included this item –

4.57  The designation of one new Local Nature Reserve and one new Site of Biological Importance.

In 2014 the council refused to release a report on what it had and had not achieved.  So citizens used the Freedom of Information Act, repeatedly.  And…

Question:  With regard to 4.57 of the Council’s Annual Carbon Reduction Plan 2013-14, please supply the names and locations of any local nature reserves that have been designated in the period July 2013 to 2014, and please supply the names and locations of any Sites of Biological Importance that have been designated in the period July 2013 to July 2014

Answer from MCC : “Park Wood in Peel Hall Wythenshawe was recognised by MCC as an SBI in Manchester between July 2013 and July 2014.”

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