HC Deb 26 May 1988 vol 134 c246W
Mr. Galbraith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will state the overall target for afforestation of upland areas in Britain; and when he expects this target to be reached.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

The present target for afforestation in Great Britain, excluding planting under the proposed farm woodland scheme, is 33,000 hectares a year. There is no separate target for afforestation in upland areas.