§ Sir L. SCOTT
asked the hon. Member for Monmouth, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, how many acres have been planted in the New Forest since the 1st January, 1926, with conifers and hard-wood trees, respectively; and what has been the total cost of planting the conifers, including fencing, rabbit wire, and all other expenses?
§ Sir L. FORESTIER-WALKER
In the last two seasons the Forestry Commissioners have planted in the New Forest group 835 acres of conifers and 34 acres of hardwoods, of which 758 and 32, respectively, were in the New Forest itself. The cost has been, approximately, £7 per acre.