HC Deb 23 May 1985 vol 79 cc504-5W
Mr. Ron Davies

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) what estimates he has as to the percentages of broadleaved woodland in England, Scotland and Wales, respectively, which are contained within sites of special scientific interest;

(2) if he will estimate for England, Scotland and Wales respectively, the percentages of total woodland and the areas represented by (a) ancient semi-natural woodlands, (b) ancient woodland sites, (c) recent semi-natural and (d) other broadleaved woodlands.

Mr. Waldegrave

I will answer this question shortly.