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Forestry privatisation 'could undermine public support'

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More protests about the government's plans to sell off publicly-owned woodland in England is expected today.

Ministers have reacted by putting on hold the sale of 15 percent of woodland as part of the spending review.

Tim Montgomerie, website editor of Conservative Home discusses how this sharp u-turn joins a list; the Bookstart reading programme for youngsters, school sports, the sell off of nature reserves.


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