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Timber Diseases

Volume 974: debated on Thursday 29 November 1979

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied his Department is taking the measures necessary to control the spread and minimise the risk, of timber diseases, including oak wilt.

I am satisfied with the measures being taken by the Forestry Commissioners, which is the competent authority under the Plant Health Act 1967 for diseases of forest trees and timber.