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Wild Moors responds to the new Labour government

The United Kingdom has its first Labour prime minister in 14 years, backed by a parliamentary majority of more than 170. This is a remarkable achievement for Sir Keir Starmer, who has transformed Labour’s fortunes within a single parliament. Sir Keir possesses qualities that deserve respect and should inspire public confidence. […]

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Wild Moors welcomes Labour’s pledges to restore peatlands and ban snares

Nature restoration organisation Wild Moors has welcomed the Labour Party’s high level commitments on nature included in its manifesto launched on Thursday. Whilst more detail is required, the pledges have the potential to drive restoration of upland landscapes for the benefit of nature, the climate and people. Labour has set out […]

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Conservative pledge could weaken environmental regulator, nature organisation warns

Nature conservation organisation Wild Moors has voiced concern over the Conservative Party’s suggestion that it will reduce the focus and powers of Natural England, the environmental watchdog responsible for safeguarding some of the country’s most important nature sites. The proposal, revealed in the party’s manifesto launched today, suggests it will slim […]

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Lib Dems unveil ambitious nature policies in General Election manifesto

In a move to prioritise environmental sustainability, the Liberal Democrats have today unveiled a comprehensive package of nature policies as part of their General Election manifesto. These policies, welcomed by environmental group Wild Moors, aim to safeguard the UK’s natural landscapes and promote biodiversity. At the heart of the Lib Dem’s […]

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The five key issues for upland restoration the next government must address

With the upcoming snap general election on 4 July announced by Rishi Sunak, the next government will have a crucial role in advancing nature restoration in the UK’s uplands. Whether Labour or Conservative, Wild Moors sets out five key issues the next government must address. Expanding nature restoration in the uplands […]