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Consultation: Future of the public forest estate

Ref: 01/11

Issued: 2011-01-27
Consultation start: 2011-01-27
Consultation end: 2011-02-17


This consultation has now closed - see below.

This consultation was about the future ownership and management of the public forest estate in England – land managed by the Forestry Commission on behalf of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Responses to the consultation

The consultation on the future of the Public Forest Estate in England was halted on 17 February 2011. It was clear that people cherish their forests and woodlands and the benefits they bring but were not happy with the proposals we had set out. We want to thank those of you who have taken the time to contribute your thoughts and ideas.

Further information:

Further enquiries about this subject should be directed to the Defra Helpline - see "Contact us".

Consultation documents

The consultation was closed on 17 February 2011 in the light of the announcement referred to above.

Related information

Page last modified: 2010-02-18
Page published: 2011-01-27

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