HC Deb 27 May 1946 vol 423 c823
54. Mr. Bossom

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster the approximate area of mature softwood trees and the approximate area of mature hardwood trees at present existing in the British zone of occupation in Germany.

Mr. R. J. Taylor

Approximately 1,157,000 acres of mature softwoods and 703,000 acres of mature hardwoods.

Mr. Bossom

Is it being systematically cut?

Mr. Taylor

Yes, Sir.

Mr. Bossom

Can the hon. Gentleman state in what quantities?

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