HC Deb 30 April 1975 vol 891 c156W
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.