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Woodland Thinnings (Payments)

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1949

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asked the President of the Board of Trade what organisations were consulted about the payments scheme for woodland thinnings; and what their recommendations were.

A joint body representing the Central Landowners' Association, the Scottish Land and Property Federation, the Royal English Forestry Society, the Royal Scottish Forestry Society and the Scottish Home Timber Trade Association agreed to consider, and to submit their proposals in regard to, a scheme of payments for thinnings. They reported later, however, that they were unable to do so and recommended an increase in all pit prop prices instead of special provision for thinnings as such.