HC Deb 11 July 1994 vol 246 c445W
Mr. William Ross

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what sums have been expended on grants for planting of(a) broadleaf trees and (b) conifers in England in each of the last three years under the various incentive schemes in force; and what has been the average area of each planting on which grant was paid in those years.

Mr. Jack

The information is set out in the table.

Planting Grants Paid
1991–92 1992–93 1993–94
Conifer 2,400 1,300 1,300
Broadleaf 5,100 8,900 11,500
TOTAL 7,500 10,200 12,800
Average Area Approved (hectares) 2.4 3.4 3.7

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