§ Mr. McFall
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland for what length of time Pearsons has been the principal legal advisers to the Forestry Commission; and for how long he estimates this relationship will be maintained. 
§ Mr. Kynoch
Pearsons has provided legal services to the Forestry Commission in Scotland for some 70 years. The Commission recently invited tenders for this work and has appointed another firm of solicitors with effect from 1 April.