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Broadleaved Woodland

Volume 78: debated on Wednesday 1 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement about policies for the conservation of broadleaved woodland.

The Forestry Commission is conducting a review of policies for broadleaved woodland. My right hon. Friend expects to make a statement to the House before the summer recess.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will seek to ensure that agreement is reached between the Forestry Commission, the Nature Conservancy Council and the Countryside Commission over management guidelines for broadleaved woodlands before any statement is made to the House regarding changes in policies for broadleaved woodland.

My right hon. Friend intends to make a statement on a policy for broadleaved woodlands by the summer recess. The Forestry Commission's aim is to agree the main terms of management guidelines for such woodlands with the Nature Conservancy Council and the two countryside commissions before that statement is made.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer of 25 April 1985, Official

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Report, column 532, concerning broadleaved woodland licensed for clearfelling for conversion of the land to agriculture, if he will give the exact location of those woodlands so felled on Cwm Mosydd Farm, Gwent.

[pursuant to his reply, 3 May 1985, c. 247]: The grid reference is 203886 on Ordnance Survey sheet No. 171. The felling licence does not expire until 19 October 1986 and it is not known whether any felling has yet taken place.