UK national action plan for the sustainable use of pesticides

8th Aug 2012

Defra currently has an open consultation on the draft UK National Action Plan (NAP) for pesticides. This is the next stage in the implementation of the EU Directive on the sustainable use of pesticides which was transposed into UK law on 18 July by the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012. The National Action Plan (NAP) is designed to ensure that plant protection products can be used sustainably in the UK and is to be developed in consultation with stakeholders including members of the public.


Consultation will close on the 22nd October


Consulation can be downloaded here

National Action Plan can be downloaded here

Please send consultation comments to


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