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Laois Offaly TD Believes New Forestry Bill Doesn't Solve Problems Facing Sector

The Independent deputy also feels it'll impact the rural economy negatively.

A new forestry bill doesn't get to the root of the problems facing the sector. 

Laois/Offaly independent TD Carol Nolan also feels it'll impact the rural economy negatively.

Her concerns centre around a provision that's been removed, meaning people living hundreds of miles away can still submit an objection to a development.

Deputy Nolan doesn't accept the inclusion of their amendment's would have slowed down the planning process:

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