HC Deb 06 May 1931 vol 252 c390
51. Major OWEN

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, how many acres have already been planted with trees in the county of Carnarvon; how many acres it is proposed to plant this year; how many-forestry holdings have been created in the county; how many men are permanently employed in the forests; and how many are temporarily employed?


In the county of Carnarvon the Forestry Commissioners have already planted 4,045 acres. Next season it is proposed to plant 600 acres. Forty-six forest workers' holdings have been created in the county. The average number of persons permanently employed in the forests is 65, and the average number temporarily employed is 16.

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