HC Deb 07 November 1950 vol 480 c47W
107. Sir D. Robertson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the areas in Caithness and Sutherland where forestry schemes are in operation together with the number of full-time and regular part-time men engaged on each of them.

Mr. McNeil

The following are the State forest areas in Caithness and Sutherland with the number employed on each of them.

Number of employees on full-time employment
Rumster Forest 6
Borgie Forest 16
Balblair Forest 8
Dornoch Forest 38
Shin Forest 11

In addition, several casual workers are employed throughout the year for varying periods but there are no regular part-time men employed. Included in the total of 79 are men who occupy crofts or holdings and who, at their own request, are permitted periods of "off time" to work their crofts or holdings.

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