The NFU promotes a balanced approach to wildlife management in the countryside.
We regularly meet with Natural England to influence their approach. The NFU performs a crucial role in Brussels and Whitehall advising and lobbying MPs and MEPs and influencing legislation on areas that matter to our members.
In 2014 the EU Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive was amended. Defra has incorporated changes into national legislation. In most cases Defra has transposed the Directive's wording in to national legislation.