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Confor's Westminster conference on 29 November brought together a variety of rural interest to discuss how we move Towards A Common Countryside Policy.
Farmers, foresters, landowners, businesses and environmentalists will come together at a major Westminster conference designed to start shaping a consensus on future rural policy and funding after Brexit.
Three leading rural organisations have joined forces to call for “an ambitious uplift in the area of woodland cover in the UK” after Brexit.
This is Confor’s policy proposal on what should replace the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) after Brexit.
Confor's Chief Executive Stuart Goodall has called on UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove to deliver a common countryside policy after Brexit.
Confor has delivered a five-point forestry action plan to create rural jobs, tackle climate change, build homes and protect wildlife in its manifesto for the UK Government election.
MSPs Fergus Ewing and Roseanna Cunningham send a letter to Rural Economy and Environment Stakeholders about the ongoing efforts of the Scottish Government to protect Scotland’s interests in Europe during the UK’s negotiations to leave the European Union.
Confor has welcomed moves by the UK Government that will put forestry right at the heart of discussions about Brexit, giving the sector equal status to farming and fisheries.
Presentation by Giles Hanglin, Head of Rural Research, Savills UK.
A senior minister in the UK Government's Brexit team has had discussions with Confor on the major issues affecting the forestry and timber sector during a visit to a sawmill.