HC Deb 07 March 1912 vol 35 c690W

asked the President of the Board of Agriculture whether he can give details of the portions of the scheme of afforestation prepared by the Board which have been approved by the Development Commissioners and the Treasury?


The following Grants have been approved:—

(1) A Grant not exceeding £2,500 per annum for a period of three years towards the provision, at five centres, of practical advice in forestry;

(2) A Grant of £1,200 per annum for a period of two years for research work;

(3) A Grant of £1,000 per annum for the preparation and upkeep of sample plots; and

(4) A Grant of an amount yet to be determined towards the expenses of the Board for administrative work in connection with; forestry.