Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman, made a statement to the House on Thursday 17 February on the future direction of forestry policy in England.
Read Caroline Spelman's statement to the House of Commons and the views expressed by MPs:
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.
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