Ash Dieback Disease

Part of Opposition Day — [9th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:15 pm on 12th November 2012.

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Photo of Alison Seabeck Alison Seabeck Shadow Minister (Defence) 5:15 pm, 12th November 2012

With the potential loss of a third of Plymouth’s ash trees, there is real worry about this. Given that the disease was beginning to be understood some time ago, what work was started on disease-resistant seeds and young saplings, and is that work ongoing, so that when, we hope, this moves on, we can start to replant?