§ 2.37 p.m.
§ THE JOINT PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY, MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES (THE EARL OF LISTOWEL)
My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to provide for the maintenance of reserves of growing trees in Great Britain and to regulate the felling of trees; to amend the procedure applicable to compulsory purchase orders under the Forestry Act, 1945; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid. I move that this Bill be read a first time.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(The Earl of Listowel.)
§ On Question, Bill read la; and to be printed.