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David Cameron in forest sale climbdown

The Daily Telegraph, 17 February 2011
Publié le : 17 février 2011
 Andrew Porter 

"The Prime Minister surprised the House of Commons yesterday by admitting that he was not happy with the policy, which has caused outrage among countryside groups, MPs and members of the public.

"Mr Cameron has been shocked by the hostility to the sell-off of state-owned forestry and has admitted defeat.

"Within days, it will be announced that plans to let Caroline Spelman, the Environment Secretary, decide whether 100 per cent of England's national forests can be sold off will be scrapped.

"A panel, sympathetic to the concerns of woodland and conservation groups, will be established to look at the matter."

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