§ Mr. Charles Morrison
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many letters he has received in 1975 and 1976 on the effect on agriculture of existing capital taxation. 298W many lawyers in his Department's headquarters are support staff;
(2) how many lawyers employed by his Department deal with Forestry Commission affairs.
§ Mr. Peart
My legal adviser and solicitor acts for the Forestry Commission and for the Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce as well as for the Ministry. He is supported by 42 other lawyers, including three who are employed part time; all are located at headquarters. Twenty-five lawyers do some work for the Forestry Commission along with their other responsibilities.