WQ91064 (e) Tabled on 06/02/2024

How much land does the Minister estimate will be covered by Habitat Wales Scheme contracts in 2024, in comparison to the amount of land in Glastir contracts that came to an end on 31 December 2023?

Answered by Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd | Answered on 13/02/2024

326,220 ha of habitat land was managed under Glastir Advanced and Commons contracts in 2023. Under the Habitat Wales Scheme, contracts have been offered covering 388,454 ha.

The final area supported through Habitat Wales Scheme will not be available until after the deadline for accepting contracts.