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Ownership Of Public Forests

EDM number 1384 in 2010-12, proposed by Alan Meale on 01/02/2011.
Categorised under the topic of Forestry.

That this House is alarmed by the Government's decision to enter into a period of public consultation on the future of the Public Forest Estate of approximately 258,000 hectares of Government-owned land in England currentlymanaged by the Forestry Commission; notes that contained within the Ministerial Statement was the view that the present status quo is not an option and the main purpose of the consultation is to effect a shift in ownership of our national forest resources into privateownership; and reminds the Governmentthat the estate was started at a time of national crisis, timber shortages and woodland depletion, a situation still current and relevant in today's bigger picture of increased populations, urbanisation and theserious effects of climate change.

This motion has been signed by a total of 37 MPs.

Alan Meale01/02/2011MansfieldLabourProposed
Jim Dobbin02/02/2011Heywood and MiddletonLabourSeconded
David Simpson02/02/2011Upper BannDUPSeconded
Dennis Skinner02/02/2011BolsoverLabourSeconded
Stephen Hepburn02/02/2011JarrowLabourSeconded
Martin Caton02/02/2011GowerLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock02/02/2011Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Glenda Jackson03/02/2011Hampstead and KilburnLabourSigned
Jeremy Corbyn03/02/2011Islington NorthLabourSigned
Jim Cunningham03/02/2011Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Mark Durkan03/02/2011FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned
Paul Flynn03/02/2011Newport WestLabourSigned
Steve Rotheram03/02/2011Liverpool, WaltonLabourSigned
Kelvin Hopkins04/02/2011Luton NorthLabourSigned
Tony Lloyd04/02/2011Manchester CentralLabourSigned
John McDonnell07/02/2011Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Graham Stringer07/02/2011Blackley and BroughtonLabourSigned
Katy Clark07/02/2011North Ayrshire and ArranLabourSigned
Jim Shannon08/02/2011StrangfordDUPSigned
Jeffrey M Donaldson08/02/2011Lagan ValleyDUPSigned
Lady Hermon08/02/2011North DownIndependentSigned
William McCrea08/02/2011South AntrimDUPSigned
Austin Mitchell09/02/2011Great GrimsbyLabourSigned
Ronnie Campbell09/02/2011Blyth ValleyLabourSigned
David Crausby09/02/2011Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Linda Riordan09/02/2011HalifaxLabourSigned
Tom Blenkinsop09/02/2011Middlesbrough South and East ClevelandLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd10/02/2011Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Ian Lavery10/02/2011WansbeckLabourSigned
David Winnick10/02/2011Walsall NorthLabourSigned
Nigel Dodds10/02/2011Belfast NorthDUPSigned
Barry Sheerman10/02/2011HuddersfieldLabourSigned
Michael Connarty16/02/2011Linlithgow and East FalkirkLabourSigned
Joe Benton17/02/2011BootleLabourSigned
Rosie Cooper17/02/2011West LancashireLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas02/03/2011Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Gregory Campbell08/03/2011East LondonderryDUPSigned

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