HC Deb 08 February 1938 vol 331 c880W
Mr. Harvey

asked the right hon. and gallant Member for Rye, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, what recent purchases of land have been made by the Forestry Commissioners in the Lake District, and what use will be made of this land?

Sir G. Courthope

Since the 1st October, 1936, the Forestry Commissioners have purchased 4,522 acres of land in the Lake District. The plantable land will be planted, the agricultural land will be used for agriculture and the existing woodlands will be treated silviculturally.