DCLG rejects calls for stronger protection for ancient woodland

The government has rejected calls from MPs to strengthen protection for ancient woodland and clarify the definition of ‘sustainable development’ in the NPPF

by Rachel Salvidge
The Communities and Local Government Committee has criticised the government over lack of protection for woodlands in the NPPF (photograph: artag/123RF)
The Communities and Local Government Committee has criticised the government over lack of protection for woodlands in the NPPF (photograph: artag/123RF)

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