The Government has today (13 March) confirmed that new developments must deliver an overall increase in biodiversity.
Following our consultation on mandating biodiversity net gain in development last year, the Chancellor confirmed today in the Spring Statement that the government will use the forthcoming Environment Bill to mandate ‘biodiversity net gain’ – meaning the delivery of much-needed infrastructure and housing is not at the expense of vital biodiversity.
Such individuals are protected if their community is, for the most part, vaccinated.
But the more their peers refuse vaccination, the more at-risk these individuals become.
“And part of that obligation is not sending your child to a place with other children if they aren’t immunized against preventable, communicable diseases.” Ultimately, while there is a clear medical case for vaccination, some amount of wariness is justifiable.