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Michael Meacher

Former Labour MP for Oldham West and Royton

@michaelmeacher

Public Forests

The Public Forest Estate in England comprises about 2% of the land in England and 18% of the woods and forests. MPs have voted on if the estate ought remain publicly-owned and managed by the Forestry Commission or if it should be sold off.

Photo: Stuart Herbert

Michael Meacher consistently voted against selling England’s state owned forests

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about selling England’s state owned forests:

  • On 2 Feb 2011: Michael Meacher voted against the sale of England's public forest estate. Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 2011: Michael Meacher voted not to approve arrangements for public access to, and conservation of, for England's public forests once they are sold off. Show vote

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