Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




(a) that the County Council’s appointment as responsible authority for the preparation of a Local Nature Recovery Strategy (LNRS) for the Devon LNRS area, including Plymouth and Torbay, be confirmed.


(b) that officers be mandated to establish appropriate governance and operational arrangements to enable the preparation, publication and future review and republication of the Devon LNRS through engagement with the defined supporting authorities, a wide range of stakeholders and neighbouring authorities; and


(c) that the expenditure of the new burdens funding allocated by central government for this purpose be approved.

Reason Key: Strategic, Political or Financial Significance;

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Meg Booth, Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport Email:

Report author: Meg Booth

Publication date: 12/10/2023

Date of decision: 11/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 11/10/2023 - Cabinet

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