HC Deb 01 July 1920 vol 131 c667W

asked Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture what are the regulations in force in principal countries for the replanting of forest trees; what similar regulations are operating here; and if he will state the approximate number and contents of trees felled and acreage cleared in this country in each year 1914–19, and the number of young trees planted and acreage covered in each of those years?


I have been asked to take this question. I have no information as to the post-War regulations in force in foreign countries as to tree planting, and conditions are probably not yet sufficiently stable to enable a general inquiry on the subject to serve any useful purpose. There are no regulations in force in this country to enforce replanting. No figures are available with regard to the last two parts of this question.

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