Legislative scans

Published in The Bulletin, our annual legislative scan looks to the year ahead and previews forthcoming legislation and expected policy developments that are likely to have consequences for the environment and ecologists.

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We consider global developments, issues in the European Union, and those in both the UK and its constituent countries. The annual scan is co-ordinated by a team led by our Past President, Bill Sutherland.

Legislative Scan 2017

January 2017

(181 KB pdf)

By William J. Sutherland, Eleanor Burke, Andy Clements, Ben Connor, John Martin, Clive Mitchell, Kathryn A. Monk, Katharina Rogalla von Bieberstein and Des B.A. Thompson

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Legislative Scan 2016

January 2016

(1 MB pdf)

By William J. Sutherland, Eleanor Burke, Ben Connor, John Martin, Paul McNamee, Clive Mitchell, Kathryn A. Monk, Katharina Rogalla von Bieberstein, Des B.A. Thompson

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Legislative Scan 2015

January 2015

(2 MB pdf)

By William J. Sutherland, Andy Clements, Richard Benwell, Eleanor Burke, Ben Connor, John Martin, Kathryn A. Monk, Katharina Rogalla von Bieberstein, and Des B.A. Thompson

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Legislative Scan 2014

January 2014

(2 MB pdf)

By William J. Sutherland, Andy Clements, Ellie Crane, Cheryl Pilbeam, John Martin, Kathryn A. Monk, Katharina Rogalla von Bieberstein, and Des B.A. Thompson.

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Legislative Scan 2013

January 2013

(1 MB pdf)

By William J. Sutherland, Andy Clements, Martin Harper, Peter Herkenrath, Ceri Margerison, John Martin, Kathryn A. Monk and Des B.A. Thompson

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Legislative Scan 2012

January 2012

(79 KB pdf)

By William J. Sutherland, Andy Clements, Anne-Marie McDevitt, Martin Harper, Peter Herkenrath, Stewart Prichard, Ceri Margerison, Kathryn A. Monk and Des B.A. Thompson.

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Legislative Scan 2011

January 2011

(263 KB pdf)

By William J. Sutherland, Richard Barlow, Andy Clements, Martin Harper, Peter Herkenrath, Ceri Margerison, Kathryn A. Monk, James A. Robinson and Des B.A.Thompson.

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