V. I. Lenin

Motion on the Question of
A Single Forestry Body{3}

Written: November 11, 1919
Published: First published in 1959 in Lenin Miscellany XXXVI. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 2nd English Edition, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 148.2.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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(1) Mutual control of institutions{1}

(2) speed up assignment of lots

(3) employing the labour force of forestry specialists

(4) other measures to expedite and increase fuel supply

(5) should they be merged?{2}


{1} Implying forestry institutions.—Ed.

{2} This refers to the setting up of a single forestry body—Ed.

{3} At its meeting on November 11, 1919, the C.P.C. discussed a draft decree for the establishment of a single forestry body. The Council rejected the draft and set up a commission consisting of representatives of Glavieskom (Chief Timber Committee), the People’s Commissariat for Agriculture and the People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs, with instructions to put into effect Lenin’s proposals as here set forth. The decree was endorsed by the C.P.C. on November 21, 1919, and published in Izvestia on November 29, 1919. —Ed.

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