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Pine Trees (Planting Programme)

Volume 884: debated on Wednesday 22 January 1975

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31.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what estimate he has made about the pine tree planting programme in Scotland.

In the planting season beginning in autumn 1975 the Forestry Commission expects to plant and restock about 39,000 acres in Scotland with conifers including some pine. The commission has not yet been able to make an estimate of the private sector's plans.