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Volume 114: debated on Monday 6 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (l) what is the predicted average yield class of the forestry plantations established in the flow country of Sutherland and Caithness in the last five years;(2) what response the Forestry Commission has made to the findings regarding the internal rates of return from various forestry plantations outlined in appendix 4 of the recent report by the National Audit Office on "Forestry Commission Objectives and Achievements"; and if he will make a statement.(3) if he will estimate the average windthrow hazard class of the land in the flow country of Sutherland and Caithness approved for afforestation in the last five years.