HC Deb 19 November 1919 vol 121 cc923-4W

asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that the Commissioners appointed under the Forestry Act contain no name of any gentleman with practical knowledge of the commercial value of timber after it has been grown; and whether, in view of this fact, he will add a further Commissioner to advise from this point of view?


I do not agree with the suggestion contained in the first part of my hon. Friend's question. There is considerable practical commercial experience represented upon the Commission, but if in the future it is found necessary to strengthen the Commission in that respect the possibility of adding another Commissioner will be considered.