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Trees

Volume 928: debated on Friday 18 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the acreage of trees planted in Scotland by the Forestry Commission and the private sector, respectively, in each of the last five years.

The acreages planted and replanted in Scotland by the Forestry Commission and the private sector in each of the last five years are as follows:

Year endedForestry CommissionPrivate Sector*
31 March 197248,50040,000
31 March 197343,90040,800
31 March 197441,10041,900
31 March 197545,60040,300
31 March 197640,50022,800
* Based upon grants paid during the year.