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Mary Creagh MP, Labour's Shadow Environment Secretary, commenting on reports, that the Government has put forest sales on hold, said: 

"This is a panic measure by a Government which has been spooked by the huge public outcry 

"This partial U-turn will not be enough to silence the protests 

"This Government has not scrapped its plans to sell off the public woodlands. 

"We urge people to send a very clear message to this Conservative-led Government by joining our This Land is Our Land Campaign." 

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