That having due regard to the Integrated Impact Assessment, the following be approved:
1. The Biodiversity Duty Plan (2020-2023) as presented at Appendix 1 to the circulated report.
2. The publication procedures as set out in the report.
3. That authorisation be given to the Head of Planning and Public Protection to make the necessary arrangements for the Council to become a signatory to the Edinburgh Declaration on Global Biodiversity.