§ Mr. Ron Davies
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has issued any recent guidelines to the Forestry Commission concerning the release of agricultural land for afforestation; and if he will make a statement.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland on 24 October 1989,Official Report, columns 399–401, to a question from my hon. Friend the Member for Dumfries (Sir H. Monro).