§ Mr. Ron Davies
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the area of land sold by the Forestry Commission in each of its conservancies for each year since 1981.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
[holding answer 9 December 1988]: The area of land sold by the Forestry Commission in each of its conservancies in each year since 1981 was as follows:
Year ending Conservancy1 31 March 1986 31 March 1987 31 March 1988 16,573 10,956 8,929 1 The Forestry Commission structure was re-organised on 1 April 1985 reducing the number of conservation from 11 to seven.
The figures for year ending 31 March 1982 are only available by country.