I suppose we can all pat our backs as to when the public rose in fury and protected the trees last year, but it is also wise to keep an eye on the government as well for any untoward behaviour ;) I mean like selling off any more public property to keep the bankers in the style they have grown accustomed to, though the £400 million annual investment return on trees won't go far!
"The recommendations focus on maximising the social, environmental and business benefits of English woodland, so that the forestry industry will be on a more secure footing in the future. To achieve this we propose that the public forest estate should be defined in law as land held in trust for the nation so that it will always remain as a national asset."
Bishop James states:
“Government investment is now needed to kick start these changes which will repay itself many times over in terms of public benefit”