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The Long-term Role of the Forestry Commission Public Forest Estate in England: Consultation


Thank you to all that contributed to the meetings and submitted a response.

A summary and analysis of consultation responses and a list of those people that responded (and wished to be identified) are provided on the evidence page. The consultation ran from 6 July 2009 to 28 September 2009.

Useful Information

For a list of the organisations invited by the Forestry Commission to take part in the consultation please see

Impact Assessment

We also carried out an Impact Assessment and an Equality Impact Assessment.

Dominic Driver
Senior Projects Officer
Policy and Programmes Group
Forestry Commission
620 Bristol Business Park
Coldharbour Lane
BS16 1EJ
Telephone: 0117 906 6003

Consultation Events

The consultation was supported by a series of regional meetings that were attended by about 450 people. The aim of the meetings was to stimulate discussion on the issues raised by the consultation, allow you to hear the views of others and to encourage you to submit a written response to the consultation. The events are listed below Regional Public Consultation Events and associated reports.

Regional Public Consultation Events

Region Date  Reports
South East England 9 July View South East Event Report
North East England 10 July View North East Event Report
North West England 13 July View North West Event Report
National Event 14 July View National Event Report
East England 16 July View East Event Report
South West England  23 July View South West Event Report
West Midlands 9 September View West Midlands Event Report
East Midlands 10 September View East Midlands Event Report
Yorkshire and the Humber 17 September View Yorkshire and the Humber Event Report

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Last updated: 17th November 2017