Inquiry into the public forestry estate in Wales

The National Assembly for Wales’ Environment and Sustainability Committee undertook an inquiry into the Public Forest Estate in Wales.

The purpose of the inquiry was to consider how Natural Resources Wales (NRW) had both managed the public forest estate and delivered forestry services to the sector in Wales since its creation in April 2013.

Terms of reference

To assess the management of the public forestry estate in Wales and the provision of forestry services by Natural Resources Wales, with particular regard to:

  • The commercial operations and focus of the NRW;
  • Delivery of business advice and support to the forestry sector in Wales;
  • Management of disease outbreaks on the public forestry estate; and
  • Progress made by NRW to deliver the recommendations of the Wales Audit Office.

The Committee held a public consultation to gather evidence on this topic.

Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: Complete

First published: 04/04/2014