HC Deb 03 July 1989 vol 156 c58W
Mr. Ron Davies

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Caerphilly, of 22 June,Official Report, columns 205–6, whether the figures given relate to actual hectares of forestry planted within the period specified or the number of hectares for which grant was paid within that period.

Lord James Douglas-Hamilton

[holding answer 30 June 1989]: As stated in the answer, the figures given in categories (b), (c) and (d) were the areas on which planting grant was paid, while the figures in categories (a) and (e) were, respectively, the areas actually planted and the areas estimated to have been planted, in the period specified.

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