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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Land Use in England

Land Use in England Committee
Land Use in England

Monday 28 March 2022

Start times: 3.00pm (private) 3.30pm (public)

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Lords Committee Lords Committee takes evidence on woodland and forestry in England 

The Land Use Committee holds its sixth public evidence session on the part that woodland and forestry have to play on land use in England. In this session the committee hears from Sir William Worsley and Steph Rhodes from the Forestry Commission, Andrew Allen from the Woodland Trust and Caroline Ayre from Confor.

Meeting details

At 3.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
Chair at Forestry Commission
Delivery Director for the England Tree Planting Programme at Forestry Commission
England National Manager at Confor - promoting forestry and wood
Chief Executive at The Woodland Trust
At 5.00pm: Private discussion
Inquiry Land Use in England

Possible Questions Include:

  • Could an over-arching land use strategy help deliver better land use and outcomes for forestry and woodland?
  • What improvements can be made to the process for planning, management and decision making for future land use in England?
  • Do we have sufficient skills and resource to meet Government targets on tree planting, woodland, and Forestry?
  • How could Environmental Land Management Schemes encourage improved take up and management of woodland schemes?

Further Information


Room 2, Palace of Westminster

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