Illegal tree

Climate Change

Fewer than 1% of ‘illegal’ tree felling cases in England result in convictions

Forestry Commission response to freedom of information request reveals only 15 convictions in a decade under its regime. Fewer than 1% of alleged illegal tree felling cases reported to the Forestry Commission have ended in a successful prosecution over the past 10 years in England. The Forestry Commission received 4,002 reports of trees being destroyed without […]

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