HC Deb 12 March 1951 vol 485 c126W
Sir W. Darling

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what amounts of timber have recently been sold for fuel by the Forestry Commission; how this compares with previous years; and to what extent he contemplates increasing these sales.

Mr. McNeil

The quantities of timber sold for fuel during the past three years are:—1948, 12,860 tons; 1949, 24,400 tons; 1950, 33,600 tons. Sales will be increased to the extent to which suitable material is available and in demand.

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