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Minister: Forest worry 'unnecessary'

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The battle over coalition plans to lease or sell off England's forests is intensifying.

Not only has the Archbishop of Canterbury and actor Dame Judi Dench urged the government to change it's mind but over the weekend protesters marched through Cumbria to also voice their anger.

Caroline Spelman, the minister responsible for the sell-off and Dame Fiona Reynolds of the National Trust debate the controversial plans.


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