HC Deb 01 March 1951 vol 484 c325W
122. Mr. J. Morrison

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what acreage of land in the possession of the Forestry Commission is directly farmed by the State and is unlet; and what head of stock both sheep and cattle is carried on this land to the nearest convenient date, compared with 1st January, 1946.

Mr. T. Fraser

At 30th September, 1950, 33,188 acres were being temporarily farmed by the Commission pending planting and carried a stock of 10,330 sheep and 76 cattle. On 1st January, 1946, the comparative figures were 29,223 acres, 11,199 sheep and 110 cattle. All this land is in Scotland.

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