§ 66. Mr. PALING
asked the hon. Member for Monmouth, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, whether the suggestions of the Industrial Transference Board to the Forestry Commissioners as to the provision of additional forest-workers' holdings for unemployed miners have been considered by the Forestry Commissioners; and, if so, with what result?
§ Sir LEOLIN FORESTIER-WALKER (Forestry Commissioner)
As I informed the hon. Member on 15th instant the Forestry Commissioners have submitted to the Industrial Transference Board their views as to the provision of additional forest-workers' holdings for unemployed miners. The additional programme is under discussion with the Board, and no further information can be given pending the issue of their Report, but meanwhile the Commissioners have arranged with the Board to provide from their normal programme for 50 miners to be transferred with their families from the distressed areas.