Tree Disease Biosecurity

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST), together with the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, is organising a seminar in Parliament on 28th November to consider the highly topical issue of ‘tree disease biosecurity’. Entrance is free and open to all. Registration is required through

This seminar will give Members, Peers and others the opportunity to discuss with experts:
– what will be the impacts of tree disease epidemics on urban and rural constituencies
– how an integrated approach to managing tree biosecurity could be developed
– look at developments in the recent science behind the pathology and control of tree disease
– the opportunities for reforming EU and International plant health regulatory frameworks to address future risks.

Full details are available from the POST website.