Results 41–60 of 190 for japanese knotweed

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (24 May 2018)

Tonia Antoniazzi: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress the Government is making on its strategy to tackle the spread of Japanese knotweed.

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill - Committee (8th Day) (19 Mar 2018)

Lord Newby: ...the prospective house purchaser who makes an offer after visiting an apparently ideal house, only to find when he gets the survey back that it has subsidence, a leaking roof and a garden beset by Japanese knotweed. Whatever analogy one uses, the distinction between an initial and a final decision is clear and well understood. The third argument was that there would not be time for a...

Social Media: News - Motion to Take Note (11 Jan 2018)

Lord Griffiths of Burry Port: ...historical things at stake which make this an opportune moment for social media to come to a rotting carcass and make the most of it. Indeed, fake news is invading our intellectual landscape like Japanese knotweed, yet it would be wrong to identify social media as being entirely to blame for what one writer describes as, “the crash in the value of truth … comparable to the collapse of...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (22 Nov 2017)

Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress has been made in eliminating Japanese knotweed in the UK; and if he will make a statement.

Japanese Knotweed - Question (7 Nov 2017)

Japanese Knotweed - Question

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Digital reporting and record-keeping for income tax etc (24 Oct 2017)

Stella Creasy: ...deserve better service from us in making sure that they are not exploited. Amendment 10 relates to an issue that has come up very little in this Committee—we should correct that—namely the Japanese knotweed that is Brexit, which has taken up so much of our time. I appreciate that the Minister will say that the amendment is not needed because he has published a White Paper on how...

Allotments: Council Provision - Question (6 Mar 2017)

Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth: ...to safeguard their allotments, including the National Planning Policy Framework, neighbourhood planning and the community right to bid, as well as always, it is hoped, keeping allotments free of Japanese knotweed.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: British-Irish Council: Environment (22 Nov 2016)

Richie McPhillips: ...species are causing environmental concern across the North, particularly in Fermanagh, on the land and even in Lough Erne. Will the Minister outline what steps he has taken to tackle the like of Japanese knotweed that is a huge concern, not alone in Fermanagh and South Tyrone but across the North?

Footpaths - Question (17 Nov 2016)

Lord Foulkes of Cumnock: Japanese knotweed.

Scottish Parliament: Invasive Rhododendron (Threat to Woodland) (9 Nov 2016)

Claudia Beamish: ...public bodies in relation to those types of challenging invasive species? They are such a scourge on our countryside. I recently visited the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Nethan Gorge reserve, and Japanese knotweed has started to grow there. It is a serious problem.

Japanese Knotweed - Question (7 Nov 2016)

Japanese Knotweed - Question

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (25 Oct 2016)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to reduce levels of knotweed proliferation; and what assessment she has made of the potential merits of making house and land owners more responsible for uncontrolled weed growth.

Britain-Iran Relations — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (12 Oct 2016)

Kit Malthouse: ...and not appeasement, but it does require us not to be openly hostile. Progress can be made, and it should be, not least because we know that our own western liberal culture is a kind of benign Japanese knotweed. It is invasive, and it starts in no better place than at the intellectual level, in academia. Although we are right to acknowledge the regime’s oppressive treatment of academics...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs: Spartina Cordgrass (20 Sep 2016)

Michelle McIlveen: I thank the Member for his question. Obviously, we had a debate earlier today on Japanese knotweed, and giant hogweed invaded that discussion as well. I am happy to look at all of the issues. I gave a commitment in the Chamber earlier that we would look again at invasive species, and, as I said to the Member after that debate, I am content to meet him to discuss what he sees to be the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Japanese Knotweed (20 Sep 2016)

Michelle McIlveen: ...of any plant species listed on part 1 of the third schedule. It is an offence for a person to plant, disperse, allow or cause to disperse, spread or cause to grow any listed plant species. Again, Japanese knotweed is listed in this schedule. The Department of Agriculture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has indicated that it will continue to address the problem of Japanese knotweed on its...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Non-native Species (1 Feb 2016)

Gregory Campbell: ...ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of grant allocations to local authorities in England in tackling (a) Japanese knotweed and (b) other invasive non-native species since 2011.

Scottish Parliament: Celtic Rainforest (5 Jan 2016)

Jamie McGrigor: ...gardens in Argyll in May are something to behold in their magnificence, but unchecked in the wild, Rhododendron ponticum can spread readily and snuff out other plant species in its wake, as can Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam. We need to see sustained action to prevent their spread from harming our biodiversity. I commend SNH for its continued good work in that regard and I hope...


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