§ Mr. Chris Smith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the acreage of tree cover per 1,000 head of population in the United Kingdom; and what comparative information he has for other European Community countries.
§ Sir Hector Monro
The areas of woodland, in hectares, per 1,000 head of population are as follows:
Hectares United Kingdom 40 Belgium/Luxembourg 90 Denmark 100 France 260 Germany 130 Greece 260 Ireland 100 Italy 120 Netherlands 20 Portugal 290 Spain 400 EC Average 170