His Majesty's Silver Jubilee.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 18th July 1935.

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Photo of Sir James Henderson-Stewart Sir James Henderson-Stewart , Fife Eastern

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asked the hon. and gallant Member for Rye, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, whether, as it is proposed to mark Their Majesties' Jubilee by the naming of a part of the Commission's land in England King's Forest, he will consider making similar recognition of the Commission's Scottish estates?

Photo of Sir George Courthope Sir George Courthope , Rye

The selection of a forest area in Scotland for this purpose is under consideration.

Photo of Mr William Stewart Mr William Stewart , Belfast South

Are we to understand that it is the intention of the Commissioners to carry out the suggestion made in the question?

Photo of Sir George Courthope Sir George Courthope , Rye

Yes, Sir. In order to give the public the greatest possible facilities of enjoying the forest, a consultative committee has been called together to go into the matter, and we await their report.