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Forestry Workers

Volume 888: debated on Wednesday 19 March 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is his estimate of the number of forestry workers' jobs which will be lost in the forthcoming two years in Scotland.

No significant change is expected in the number of forestry workers employed by the Forestry Commission in Scotland during the next two years. As employment in the private sector will depend upon the plans of many different woodland owners, no estimate can be given of likely employment levels in the forthcoming two years.