Shailesh Vara

Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)

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North West Cambridgeshire Conservative

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.

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Shailesh Vara consistently voted for 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: Shailesh Vara voted in favour of the sale of England's public forest estate. Show vote
  • On 2 Feb 2011: Shailesh Vara acted as teller for a vote on Access and Conservation Arrangements After Sell Off of England's Public Forests Show vote

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