Written Question on Lynx: Kielder Forest

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Date Title Questioner
5 Sep 2017, 10:41 a.m. Lynx: Kielder Forest Anne-Marie Trevelyan


To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential safety risk to the public of reintroducing the Eurasian lynx to the Kielder Forest.

Answer (Dr Thérèse Coffey)

The application to reintroduce the Eurasian lynx to the Kielder Forest will be considered carefully in accordance with international guidelines and taking account of the impacts on affected communities, including public safety and the wider environment.

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