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COMMUNITIES HOUSING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

25 AUGUST 2020

REFERENCE FROM THE BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE WORKING GROUP

 

1.           ENGLAND TREE STRATEGY CONSULTATION RESPONSE

1.1     On 29 July 2020 the Biodiversity and Climate Change Working Group adopted the consultation response to the Government’s England Tree Strategy  attached as Appendix 1. 

1.2     The Working Group requested that the Communities, Housing and Environment Committee, and the Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Committee, also consider submitting a response to the consultation. 

1.3     This could be based on the draft response adopted by the Biodiversity and Climate Change Working Group and be adapted to reflect the needs and priorities of the committee’s remit. 

1.4     The consultation closes on 11 September 2020.

 

2.           RECOMMENDATION

 

1.   That the Committee consider submitting a response to the England Tree Strategy Consultation based on that set out at Appendix 1; and

 

2.   That the Committee amend the consultation response to reflect the needs and priorities of their remit.