Alan Hampson, Scottish Forestry – Supplementary written evidence (NSD0052)


Evidence from Alan Hampson, Head of Policy and Practice, Scottish Forestry, following his evidence session on Tuesday, 2 November 2021.


I also offered to unpack the issues of skills as a potential limiting factor on woodland expansion. Though this did not come up in subsequent questioning the Committee might like to be aware of the following:




Questioning on the role of commercial forestry in sequestering carbon focused on the initial locking up of carbon, and just to add to that in terms of the role that timber plays as a low-carbon building material I would add the following points.



12 November 2021