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Forests

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies Conservative, Eastleigh

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment her Department has made of the value of ancient woodland to the natural heritage of the UK.

Photo of Therese Coffey Therese Coffey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The government recognises the importance of ancient woodlands as habitats with associated benefits for ecology and biodiversity.

The Government has not made any recent assessment of the value of ancient woodlands to the natural heritage of the UK.

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