Issue details

White Rose Forest Strategy for Leeds

Approval of the White Rose Forest Strategy for Leeds.

The strategy sets out the way in which woodland and tree planting will be increased throughout the district by bringing together the resources of the council, business, communities, institutions and residents. Leeds is part of the White Rose Forest which includes the Leeds City Region and North Yorkshire.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2020

Decision due: 16 Dec 2020 by Executive Board

Lead director: Director of Resources

Department: Resources and Housing

Contact: Polly Cook, Chief Officer Sustainable Energy and Air Quality 0113 37 85845 Email:

Consultation process

Internal meetings, discussions with key partners and sending summary strategy document to stakeholders for comment.


Major landowners, institutions, education sector, organisations including NFU, environmental, community groups.

Portfolio Holder: Executive Board Member for Climate Change, Transport and Sustainable Development


Agenda items


  • The report to be issued to the decision maker with the agenda for the meeting