Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill

 

About the Bill

The Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill was introduced by the Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing MSP, on 10 May 2017.

A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision about Scottish Ministers’ functions in relation to forestry; to make provision about Scottish Ministers’ functions in relation to the management of forestry land and other land; and for connected purposes.

Read the Bill and its accompanying documents

SPICe Briefings

SPICe Briefing: Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill

Stage 1

24 May 2017  Approach paper
2 June 2017  Launch of Call for Evidence
7 June 2017  Evidence session with Bill Team
21 June 2017 Evidence session with private forestry industry stakeholders and Regional Forestry Forums
6 September 2017 Evidence session with land owner stakeholders, forestry policy and environmental stakeholders 
13 September 2017  Evidence session with Cabinet Secretary for the Rural Economy and Connectivity

Evidence

The Committee has issued a call for views, submit your view to us by 16 August 2017.

Read the submissions received

Correspondence

Work by other Committees