§ 31. Mr. Michael Shaw
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what hectarage of woodland has been privately planted in the United Kingdom in the past year.
§ Mrs. Fenner
The amount of private planting, including restocking, in the United Kingdom for which grants were paid during the year ended 31 March 1981 was 11,500 hectares. It is estimated that an additional area of some 500 hectares was planted without grants.