HC Deb 16 November 1971 vol 826 cc79-80W
Mr. Boyden

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many men are currently employed by the Forestry Commission in the Northern Region; and how this compares with the same date in 1965.

Mr. Anthony Stodart

In the Northern Economic Planning Region the Forestry Commission employed 681 industrial workers on 1st October, 1971. The corresponding figure on 1st October, 1965, was 1,100.