§ Mr. T. SMITH
asked the hon. and gallant Member for Rye, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, the number of trees that are to be planted during the present season, the number of men that are to be employed, and the estimated cost?339W
§ Sir G. COURTHOPE
Some 50 million tree plants will be used by the Forestry Commissioners during the present season. The average number of persons who will be employed on the Commissioners' forestry operations during the year is 3,200 and the cost of labour and local supervision £300,000.