HC Deb 19 November 1996 vol 285 c471W
Mr. Martyn Jones

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (1) what research his Department has(a) planned, (b) commissioned and (c) evaluated with regard to integrating proposals to increase deciduous woodland with the creation of woodland-based manufacturing economies; what financial commitments his Department has made in this area; and if he will make a statement; [3229]

(2) what further support his Department proposes to promote existing projects currently experimenting with the integration of woodland-based manufacturing economies with an increase in the planting of deciduous woodland; and what assessment he has made of the advantages of supporting existing projects. [3225]

Mr. Boswell

I refer the hon. Member to the reply given on 18 November,Official Report, columns 399–400, by the Under-Secretary of State for Scotland., my hon. Friend the Member for Kincardine and Deeside (Mr. Kynoch).

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