HC Deb 03 December 1928 vol 223 c827
42. Sir R. THOMAS

asked the hon. Member for Monmouth as representing the Forestry Commissioners, if he will state the number of men employed on full-time afforestation work in each of the Counties of Wales and Monmouthshire during the present year and the number of acres planted in each county?

Sir LEOLIN FORESTIER-WALKER (Forestry Commissioner)

The number of men now employed by the Forestry Commission on full-time afforestation work in those Counties of Wales in which State forests are being established and the acreage being planted this season in each of those counties are as follow:

County. Number of Men. Acreage.
Brecon 20 361
Cardigan 9 53
Carmarthen 34 300
Carnarvon 60 450
Glamorgan 42 422
Merioneth 73 654
Monmouth 110 396
Montgomery 66 800
Radnor 36 203