Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Forestry Regulation Task Force - Challenging Assumptions, Changing Perceptions

With the remit to explore how best to achieve a proportionate, risk-based and targeted approach to regulations relevant to forestry-related businesses, the Task Force looked at areas of regulation affecting forestry in England, and considered improvements to grants and other support arrangements for the sector.
The newly published report, ‘Challenging Assumptions, Changing Perceptions’, challenges Government to look at the way the Forestry sector is regulated and is the culmination of 9 months’ work gathering information, engaging with and seeking views from the forestry sector. The Task Force make 15 Key Recommendations, 26 Recommendations and a further 14 recommendations to improve existing processes.

The report can be found by clicking on http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-8D8EF3