Results 61–80 of 190 for japanese knotweed

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Planning Bill: Clause 104 - Approval condition where development order grants permission for building (8 Dec 2015)

Chris Philp: ...be  significant associated costs that may deter acquirers of land or developers from proceeding with a project. If the subsequent technical investigation uncovers problems such as bats, newts or Japanese knotweed, developments can be fine-tuned to address those issues in granting detailed consent. The hon. Lady mentioned Roman forts. My father is an archaeologist and has encountered many...

Employment Tribunal Fees — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (1 Dec 2015)

Jo Stevens: .... In an article for The Telegraph website in March 2014, he wrote: “Unscrupulous workers caused havoc by inundating companies with unfounded claims of mistreatment, discrimination or worse. Like Japanese knotweed, the soaring number of tribunal cases dragged more and more companies into its grip, squeezing the life and energy from Britain’s wealth creators.” He went on to say that...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Non-native Species (20 Nov 2015)

Baroness Jones of Whitchurch: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have a list of invasive non-native species arriving on UK shores that they wish to eradicate, and if so, whether Japanese knotweed is on that list.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (16 Nov 2015)

Alex Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with (a) the property and mortgage industries and (b) local authorities on the effect of Japanese knotweed on property values.

Japanese Knotweed — Question (10 Nov 2015)

Baroness Sharples: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress has been made in preventing the spread of Japanese knotweed.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (22 Sep 2015)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to minimise the spread of knotweed.

Japanese Knotweed (Control of Growth) (16 Sep 2015)

Japanese Knotweed (Control of Growth)

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed: Weed Control (7 Jul 2015)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to eradicate knotweed.

Human Rights and Civil Liberties — Motion to Take Note (2 Jul 2015)

Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames: ...United Kingdom jurisprudence on the convention is preserved. The noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope of Craighead, memorably described it in the Queen’s Speech debate as embedded in our law like Japanese knotweed, an analogy so graphic that he should perhaps be forgiven its pejorative overtones. The Commission on a Bill of Rights established by the coalition Government was tasked with...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Regional Development: Noxious Weeds (16 Jun 2015)

Samuel Gardiner: Will the Minister outline the Department's approach to Japanese knotweed and other invasive species?

Queen’s Speech — Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) (1 Jun 2015)

Lord Faulks: ...described as a dialogue with Strasbourg. The noble and learned Lord, Lord Hope of Craighead, rightly said that quite a lot of the Strasbourg jurisprudence is now woven into the common law like Japanese knotweed. That may be so, and I do not suggest for a moment that the jurisprudence from Strasbourg is all not of good quality. Of course, we should not be insular. We should, in developing...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (26 Jan 2015)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment have they made of the rate and extent of the spread of Japanese Knotweed in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world where it is not native.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Japanese Knotweed (15 Jan 2015)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what advice they are giving to each local authority in relation to (1) the desirability of carrying out a survey of the incidence of Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) in their area, (2) the desirability of establishing a programme for its suppression and removal, and (3) the best means of doing this both on land they own, and on other land in their area.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Japanese Knotweed (15 Jan 2015)

Lord Greaves: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what progress is being made with the pilot schemes for control of Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) using the psyllid Aphalara itadora; and what assessment they have made of schemes and proposals for the control of Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) in other parts of Europe, and North America.

Public Bill Committee: Infrastructure Bill [Lords]: Clause 20 - Environment control of animal and plant species (6 Jan 2015)

Richard Burden: ...perfectly, the ramifications of this part of the Bill are very wide indeed. I concentrated my remarks on mammals and birds and the ramifications of what may or may not be covered. We heard about Japanese knotweed, and the hon. Member for Strangford reminded us about killer shrimp. Even though it initially caused some mirth, for understandable reasons, it is a serious issue for many...

[Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] — IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (20 Nov 2014)

Amber Rudd: ...announced US-China deal. Following the IPCC’s report—this guide or summary—there is no doubt that we need to take action. I share the view of the hon. Member for Southampton, Test about Japanese knotweed that action is best taken early before the house collapses. He also wisely cautioned against conspiracy theories, which are sometimes prevalent in this area. In the UK, we are taking...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (3 Nov 2014)

Margaret Ritchie: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to assess and mitigate the effect of Japanese knotweed.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (27 Oct 2014)

Nick Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what current legislative proposals there are for the better control of Japanese knotweed.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Japanese Knotweed (27 Oct 2014)

Nick Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with the property and mortgage industries regarding the impact of Japanese knotweed on property values.


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