HL Deb 11 July 1985 vol 466 c420WA
Lord Melchett

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many people with academic qualifications in countryside, nature conservation or ecology are currently employed by the Countryside Commission for Scotland.

The Minister of State, Scottish Office (Lord Gray of Contin)

The Countryside Commission for Scotland has 22 officials with academic qualifications in these disciplines, with a further three currently employed on short-term contracts.