6th Quinquennial Review

Every five years, the statutory nature conservation agencies (Natural England, Natural Resources Wales (formally Countryside Council for Wales) and Scottish Natural Heritage), working jointly through the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), review Schedules 5 and 8 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 in a process called the Quinquennial Review (QQR).


This 6th QQR is due to be submitted to Defra, the Welsh and the Scottish Government in early 2014. The public consultation ran from 2 July 2012 to 30 March 2013 and the working group is now preparing the final report for submission to the governments.


The QQR Information Pack that was sent out during the consultation and the contact details of the inter-agency working group are listed below.


Download: QQR Information pack
Download: Proforma (Word version)
Download: Government Response to 5th QQR




Inter-agency 6th QQR working group members
Name Agency Email address Contact number
Ant Maddock JNCC  01733 866936
Andy Brown NE  07824 838301
Liz Howe NRW  01248 387257
Mairi Cole SNH                    0131 316 2615