Timber

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 3rd July 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Peter Dowd Peter Dowd Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to increase (a) the transparency of the UK timber market and (b) the publication of data on timber production.

Photo of David Rutley David Rutley Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), Government Whip

The Forestry Commission, through its agency Forest Research, collects data and publishes statistics on UK timber markets. This work includes information provided by timber processors through surveys and members of the timber industry who participate in the Expert Group on Timber Statistics. Forest Research works to recognised standards, and Official Statistics are produced in compliance with the Code of Practice for Statistics.

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/forestry-commission-corporate-plan-performance-indicators-2019

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.