Inquiry Library

Supporting Documentation

Supporting Documentation

Below is a collection of documents which are cross-referred throughout the Promoter’s Statement of Case  and Proofs of Evidence :
In the interests of sustainability, the Inquiry Library is available electronically with a hard copy of key documents being available during the Inquiry at the venue . Printed copies of library documents can be made available on request.

Policy & Legislation

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4.01.01National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999 (SI 1999/672)

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4.01.02Government of Wales Act 2006

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4.01.03Highways Act 1980

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4.01.04Acquisition of Land Act 1981

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4.01.05Environment (Wales) Act 2016

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4.01.07Welsh Government, National Natural Resources Policy

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4.01.08NRW, South West Wales Area Statement Summary of Key Themes

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4.01.09Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2016

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4.01.10Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

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4.01.11Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance 2017 (WelTAG) Study

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4.01.13Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013

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4.01.14Active Travel Action Plan for Wales 2016

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4.01.15Climate Change Act 2008

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4.01.16Explanatory Memorandum for the Environment (Wales) Act Environment (Wales) Act 2016 Explanatory Note

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4.01.17Welsh Government (2019) What is the Welsh Government doing to tackle climate change?

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4.01.18Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006

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4.01.19UK Government Rural Strategy, July 2004 (Defra, 2004).

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4.01.20Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

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4.01.21Countryside and Rights of Way (CRoW) Act 2000

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4.01.22Human Rights Act 1998

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4.01.23Prosperity for All: A Climate Conscious Wales 2019

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4.01.24Prosperity for All: A Low Carbon Wales 2019

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4.01.25Green Corridors on the Welsh Government Trunk Road and Motorway Network 2018

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4.01.26Trunk Road Estate Biodiversity Action Plan (TREBAP) 2004-2014

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4.01.27National Transport Finance Plan for Wales 2018

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4.01.28National Transport Plan 2010 (subsequently updated 2017 and 2018)

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4.01.29Wales Transport Strategy 2008

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4.01.30Planning Policy Wales (Edition 10) 2018

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4.01.31Road Safety Framework for Wales 2013

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4.01.32Review of the Road Safety Framework for Wales 2018

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4.01.33Prosperity for All: The National Strategy 2017

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4.01.34Prosperity for All: the national strategy (well-being statement) 2017

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4.01.35Prosperity for All: Economic Action Plan 2017

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4.01.36Technical Advice Note 24: The Historic Environment 2017 (TAN 24)

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4.01.37Taking Wales Forward 2016-2021

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4.01.38Technical Advice Note 23: Economic Development 2014 (TAN 23)

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4.01.39Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan 2012

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4.01.40Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan – Project Pipeline Update 2019

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4.01.41Economic Renewal, A New Direction 2010

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4.01.42Technical Advice Note 5: Nature Conservation and Planning 2009 (TAN 5)

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4.01.43One Wales: One Planet 2009

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4.01.44Trunk Road Forward Programme, 2002, 2004 and 2008

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4.01.45The Wales Spatial Plan Update 2008

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4.01.46Planning (Wales) Act 2015

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4.01.47draft National Development Plan 2019

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4.01.48One Wales: Connecting the Nation – The Wales Transport Strategy 2008

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4.01.49Technical Advice Note 18: Transport 2007 (TAN 18)

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4.01.50Environment Strategy for Wales 2006

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4.01.52 Wales – A Vibrant Economy 2005

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4.01.53Technical Advice Note 15: Development and Flood Risk 2004 (TAN 15)

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4.01.54Technical Advice Note 11 Noise 1997 (TAN 11)

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4.01.55Joint Transport Plan for South West Wales 2015-2020

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4.01.57Pembrokeshire Destination Management Plan 2013-2018

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4.01.58Pembrokeshire County Council Local Development Plan 2013

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4.01.59Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Local Development Plan 2010

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4.01.60National Assembly for Wales Revised Circular on Compulsory Purchase Orders NAFWC14/2004

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4.01.61Design Manual for Roads and Bridges DMRB

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4.01.62The Pembrokeshire Well-being Plan 2018

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4.01.63Draft National Development Framework (NDF)

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4.01.64Learning to Live Differently

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4.01.65Written Statement by Lesley Griffiths, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs declaring a climate change emergency 29 April 2019

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4.01.66Written Statement by Lesley Griffiths Minister (as above) accepting advice of Climate Change Committee on GHG reductions in Wales

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4.01.67Welsh Government Draft Budget Proposals 2020-21

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4.01.68Welsh Government Draft Budget Proposals 2020-21 Narrative

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4.01.69WebTAG

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4.01.71Environmental Protection Act 1990

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4.01.72Control of Pollution Act 1974

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4.01.73Government of Wales Act 1998

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4.01.74The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority's 2017/2018 Corporate Plan

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4.01.75The Highways (Inquiries Procedure) Rules 1994

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4.01.76The Compulsory Purchase by Ministers (Inquiries Procedure) (Wales) Rules 2010

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4.01.77Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995

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4.01.78Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance (WelTAG)

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Scheme Development

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4.02.01Route Options Report 2004 (ROR) - A40 West of St Clears Volume 1

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4.02.02Route Options Report 2004 (ROR) - A40 West of St Clears Volume 2

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4.02.03Welsh Assembly Government, A40 West of St Clears – Technical Appraisal Report, (February 2004)

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4.02.04Welsh Assembly Government, A40 West of St Clears – Stage 2 Environmental Assessment Report (2004)

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4.02.05Welsh Assembly Government, A40 West of St Clears – Business Case (2004)

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4.02.06Welsh Assembly Government, [A40 West of St Clears] Addendum to the Technical Appraisal Report, (2006)

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4.02.07Statement of Results from Public Consultation 2006

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4.02.08Preferred Route TR111 Plan

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4.02.09Stage 2 Layout 358432-MMD-00-XX-DR-C-0008

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4.02.10Welsh Government, A40 St Clears to Haverfordwest Study, Design Options Report, (June 2015)

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4.02.11A40 St Clears to Haverfordwest, Economic Activity & Location Impacts (EALI) Study

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Scheme Reports

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4.03.01Non-Technical Summary (NTS) of the Environmental Statement

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4.03.02Stage 3 Scheme Assessment Report

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4.03.03WelTAG Stage 1 Report

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4.03.04WelTAG Stage 1 Impact Accessment Report

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4.03.05WelTAG Stage 2 Report

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4.03.06WelTAG Stage 2 Impact Accessment Report

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4.03.07WelTAG Stage 3 Report

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4.03.08WelTAG Stage 3 Impact Assessment Report

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4.03.09Sustainable Development Report (SDR)

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4.03.10DCFW Report Jun 2017

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4.03.11DCFW Report Nov 2018

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4.03.12DCFW Report Dec 2019

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Engineering Reports

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4.04.01Design Options Report

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4.04.02Alignment and Junctions Strategy Report

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4.04.03Departures from Standard Report

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4.04.04Drainage Strategy Report

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4.04.05Stage 1 Road Safety Audit

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4.04.06Stage 1 Road Safety Audit - Designers Response

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4.04.07Active Travel and Detrunking Proposals

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4.04.08Geotechnical Design Report (GDR)

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4.04.09Construction and Buildability Report

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4.04.10Statutory Authorities Works Report

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4.04.11Road Lighting Strategy

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Traffic & Economics Reports

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4.05.01The Initial Traffic and Accident Data Report

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4.05.02The Local Model Validation Report

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4.05.03Traffic Forecasting Report

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4.05.04Traffic Data Collection Report

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4.05.05Ecomomic Assessment Report

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Environmental Documents

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4.06.01World Health Organization Environmental Noise Guidelines for the European Region

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4.06.02Jones K 2012. Tranquillity: An Overview. ECRD Report 1207.  Environmental Research and Consultancy Department, Civil Aviation Authority

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4.06.03Natural Resources Wales 2016.  The State of Natural Resources Report (SoNaRR): Assessment of the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

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4.06.04The Ramsar Convention

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4.06.05The Eels (England and Wales) Regulations 2009

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4.06.06The National Parks and Acess to the Countryside Act 1949 (as amended)

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4.06.07The protection of Badgers Act 1992

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4.06.08The Hedgerow Reglations 1997

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4.06.09The Wild Mammals (Protection) Act 2016

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4.06.10Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (as amended)

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4.06.12Statement to Inform an Appropriate Assessment (SIAA)

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4.06.13Assessment of the Implications on European Sites (AIES)

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4.06.14Aldridge H. (1986). Kinematics and aerodynamics of the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum, in horizontal flight at various flight speeds. Joural of Experimental Biology 126: 479-497

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4.06.15BCT. (2012). Bat Surveys: Good Practice Guidelines (Second ed.). London: Bat Conservation Trust.

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4.06.16Berthinussen A, Altringham J (2012). Do Bat Gantries and Underpasses Help Bats Cross Roads Safely? PLoS ONE 7(6): e38775. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0038775

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4.06.17Berthinussen A, Altringham J (2015). WC1060 Development of a cost effective method for monitoring the effectivenessof mitigation for bats crossing linear transport infrastructure. DEFRA Science and Research Projects.

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4.06.18Berthinussen A, Altringham J (2017). Bats and Linear Infrastructure: A summary of DEFRA research project WC1060 by Br Anna Berthinussen and Professor John Altringham. Natural Resources Wales, Badgor.

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4.06.19Catherine Bickmore Associates. (2003). Review of Work Carried out on the Trunk Road Network in Wales for Bats. Cardiff: Welsh Government & Countryside Council for Wales.

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4.06.21CIEEM. (2018). Guidelines for Ecological Impact Assessment in the UK and Ireland: Terrestrial, Freshwater, Coastal and Marine. Winchester: Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management.

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4.06.23Davies, J. (2019). Effectiveness of mitigation of the impacts of a new road on horseshoe bats Rhinolophus ferrumequinum in Wales, UK. Conservation Evidence 16, 17 – 23.

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4.06.25European Commission. (1992, 07 22). Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the Conservation of Natural Habitats and of Wild Fauna and Flora. Official Journal L., 206, 009-0050.

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4.06.27JNCC. (2012). UK Post-2010 Biodiveristy Framework. Peterborough: Joint Nature Conservation Committee and Defra on behalf of the Four Countries' Biodiversity Group.

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4.06.28Limpens, H., Twisk, P., & Veenbaas, G. (2005). Bats and Road Construction. Delft, The Netherlands: Rijkswaterstaat.

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4.06.30Pembrokeshire Biodiversity Partnership. (2011). A Local Biodiversity Action Plan for Pembrokeshire. Haverfordwest: Pembrokeshire County Council.

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4.06.34EIA Directive EC2014/52/EU

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4.06.35The Environmental Impact Assessment (Miscellaneous Amendments Relating to Harbours, Highways and Transport) Regulations 2017

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4.06.36Wales Action Plan for Pollenators (2013)

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4.06.38The State of the Roads in Wales Welsh Government October 2019

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4.06.39Noise and Soundscape Action Plan

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4.06.40The Conservation of Habitats and Species (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

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