§ 38. Sir CHARLES EDWARDS (for Mr. G. HALL)
asked the hon. and gallant Member for Rye, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, what progress, if any, has been made in acquiring land under the scheme to assist the Special Areas by planting 200,000 acres in and 197 near these areas; and will he give the area of land acquired, its cost per acre, and its location, for South Wales separately?
§ Sir G. COURTHOPE
Investigations of plantable land and negotiations for acquisition are proceeding, but no contract has yet been completed.