HC Deb 09 April 1968 vol 762 c234W
Mrs. Ewing

asked the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the intended acreage of new planting of trees in England and in Wales for the year 1968.

Mr. John Mackie

The Forestry Commission's programme of new planting in England in 1968 is 7,800 acres. I understand from my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Wales that the corresponding programme in Wales is 5,500 acres.