§ Mrs. Winifred Ewing
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what stage has been reached in the production of land use capability maps for England and Wales; and what percentage area of England and Wales has been covered.
§ Mr. Strang
Land use capability maps are now being produced for all areas selected for soil survey. Maps already published or in the course of publication cover some 2½ per cent. of the agricultural land of England and Wales and further maps are being prepared covering another 2½per cent.