HC Deb 06 March 1968 vol 760 cc83-4W
60. Mr. James Davidson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what surveys have been carried out under the sponsorship of his Department since 1964 to ascertain whether hill land in Scotland is being efficiently utilised.

Mr. Buchan

The seven area surveys with which my Department has been concerned since 1964 have been aimed at assessing the extent to which hill land in these areas might be afforested without significant detriment to agriculture.