§ Mr. W. Baxter
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he will now announce measures to encourage the clearance of pulpwood and chipboard material from forests blown down in the storms of 14th-15th January.
§ Mr. Ross
Following recommendations from the Windblow Action Group, I have now authorised the Forestry Commission to pay transport allowances for small sized windblown timber to specified pulpmills and chipboard factories not normally drawing supplies from the windblown area. The Commission will announce details of these allowances in the near future.