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Natural resources Wales - Proposed arrangements for establishing and directing a new body for the management of Wales’ natural resources

We want your views on the proposed arrangements for establishing and directing a new body for Wales’ natural resources.
Start of consultation: 09/02/2012
End of consultation: 02/05/2012

This consultation seeks views on:

  • our overall proposals
  • our proposals for implementing the legal changes required to establish the new body
  • our ambitions for the new body and its overall purpose
  • our proposed arrangements for customer and stakeholder engagement, including mechanisms for ensuring accountability and transparency in the work of the new body
  • our proposals for the main functions and powers of the body
  • our proposals for the status of the body and how it will be governed, including arrangements for an executive board and wider stakeholder engagement
  • how we propose to take forward issues around cross-border governance and how the body will be fully accountable to ministers.


Natural Resources Wales become operational in April 2013. For more information on Natural Resources Wales (external link) visit their website.

Consultation documents