HC Deb 12 December 1990 vol 182 c439W
Mr. Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what progress is being made towards the establishment of community forests on the outskirts of towns and cities; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Baldry

Project teams have been set up in east London, south Staffordshire and Tyne and Wear to prepare business plans for the forests launched in those areas. In addition the Countryside Commission is considering proposals for forests at various other locations.

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