HC Deb 04 December 1991 vol 200 c167W
Mr. Simon Hughes

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when was the most recent survey and map of the presence of red and grey squirrels carried out by the Forestry Commission on its land; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

The Forestry Commission carries out an annual survey of the distribution of squirrels and associated aspects. A copy of the most recent survey report, for 1990, which includes maps recording the presence of red and grey squirrels, has been placed in the Library.