Policy papers and consultations

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From Forestry Commission
  • Open access restriction at Wellhaugh: outcome

    Find out about the proposed restriction to open access land at Wellhaugh in Northumberland.

  • Open access restriction at Stower Hill: outcome

    Find out about the proposed restriction to open access land at Stower Hill in Northumberland.

  • Forestry Commission framework document

    Framework document setting out how Forestry Commission will work with Defra in implementing forestry policy.

  • Defra group equality, diversity and inclusion strategy 2020 to 2024

    This strategy sets out Defra’s equality, diversity and inclusion priorities from 2020 to 2024.

  • Tree and woodlands: introducing measures for felling street trees

    Seeking views on plans to introduce new measures for felling street trees and strengthening the Forestry Commission’s power to deal with illegal tree felling.

  • Provenance choice of native trees under climate change in England - Policy Advice Note

    Practical, take-home messages from research commissioned by Forestry Commission, Natural England and Woodland Trust.

  • Ash tree research strategy 2019

    This strategy sets out our existing knowledge of pests and disease threats to ash trees and their management. It also identifies research needs for the future.

  • Keepers of time: a statement of policy for England's ancient and native woodland

    This statement sets out the government’s policy towards woodlands.

  • Defra group equality, diversity and inclusion strategy 2017 to 2020

    This strategy sets out Defra’s equality, diversity and inclusion priorities from 2017 to 2020.

  • Farm visits: farm regulators’ charter

    This document sets out the what you can expect from a farm visit by a regulator and what your responsibilities are.

  • Official Statistics: proposed changes to Defra statistics

    Inviting views on proposals to change some of the ‘Official Statistics’ produced across the Defra group to optimise how we meet user needs.

  • 2010 to 2015 government policy: Common Agricultural Policy reform

    How the EU's Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) is being reformed after 2013 to improve and simplify it, and reduce reliance on subsidies.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  • Tree health management plan

    Sets out the government’s approach to tree health in England.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  • Plant biosecurity strategy for Great Britain

    Overview of the activity that Defra and the devolved administrations are undertaking to improve plant biosecurity.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  • Common Agricultural Policy reform countdown timeline

    Steps we are taking to implement the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) schemes which will start in 2015.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  • Forestry functions in England: review

    This report summarises the conclusions of the review of government’s forestry functions in England.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  • When to convert woods and forests to open habitat in England (March 2010)

    Policy on increasing open habitats so we have more diverse landscapes, making species better able to accommodate flexibly to a shifting climate.