Skip to main content

Ethnic Minorities

Volume 175: debated on Thursday 5 July 1990

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) if he will place in the Library current information on work commissioned and completed on ethnic minorities in Scotland, in the areas of employment, pay, population and unemployment;(2) if he will list work commissioned and completed on ethnic minorities in Scotland, in the areas of employment, pay, population and unemployment.

A firm of independent consultants has conducted a major survey, funded by the Scottish Office, of the circumstances and experiences of Scotland's principal ethnic minority groups to identify whether and to what extent these differ from those of the majority white

(hectares)
Location of schemeArea of plantingArea of natural regeneration
New plantingRestocking
Corrielair, Skye and Lochalsh257.925.5
Mains of Mulben, Moray0.72.80.7
The Crannach 4, Kincardine and Deeside34.8
Glen Tannar Estate, Kincardine and Deeside15.7
Finzean Estate, Kincardine and Deeside15.01.7
Coulin, Ross and Cromarty51.023.8
Lochluichart Estate 1, Ross and Cromarty274.8
Lochluichart Estate 3, Ross and Cromarty275.0
Lochluichart Estate 4, Ross and Cromarty222.8
Bayfield Hill, Ross and Cromarty42.0
Monar Estate, Ross and Cromarty8.9
Ardessie Fisheries, Ross and Cromarty0.9
Glencalvie, Sutherland34.2
Rothiemurchus (Cambusmore), Badenoch and Strathspey81.6
Lethan Bar (South), Inverness8.0
Lethan Bar (North), Inverness23.6
Redburn, Nairn6.3
Rothiemurchus (Guislich), Badenoch and Strathspey17.2
Ardochy, Inverness20.536.5
Conaglen Estate, Lochaber44.078.1
Kingairloch, Lochaber10.4
Blackmount, Argyll and Bute46.8
Cray, Perth and Kinross20.8

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the total area in Scotland of all applications approved under the woodland grant scheme in each year since its introduction.

The information is given in the table.

PeriodTotal area covered by approved applications (hectares)
21June 1988–31 March 198919,761110,060
1 April 1989–31 March 199051,668118,827
1 April 1990–31 May 19909,35012,457
1 Including proposed for new planting.
Applications covering a further 48,521 hectares, including 20,911 hectares of new planting, were awaiting approval at 31 May 1990.

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the total area and number of applications

population. The report of the survey, which will be published later this year, will be used to inform policy and to enable monitoring of future changes in areas such as ethnicity, housing, employment, education, health and crime. A copy of the report will be placed in the Library in due course.