Afforestation Schemes.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment. – in the House of Commons on 30th March 1922.

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Photo of Mr John Cairns Mr John Cairns , Morpeth


asked the hon. Member for Monmouth, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, if he can give the number of schemes in respect to afforestation made under the unemployment scheme; if so, where and under what authority are such schemes in England, Scotland, or Wales; can he give the acreage planted, the cost of each scheme, the name of such areas in urban or rural areas, and the number of men engaged in each area; and the amount of money spent in each area and the amount spent by individuals, if any?