Press release

Publication of Independent Panel on Forestry’s progress report

The Independent Panel on Forestry was established in March 2011 to advise on the future direction of forestry and woodland policy in England.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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The interim report from the Independent Panel on Forestry was welcomed today by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman:

“I’d like to thank the Independent Panel for their ongoing hard work in shaping forestry policy in England and look forward to their full report next Spring.”

The Independent Panel on Forestry was established in March 2011 to advise on the future direction of forestry and woodland policy in England and on the role of the Forestry Commission in implementing policy.

The report can be found here: http://www.defra.gov.uk/forestrypanel/reports/

Published 8 December 2011