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Further evidence session on Invasive Species inquiry

24 January 2014

The Environmental Audit Committee hold a second public evidence hearing on the Invasive species inquiry at 2.30 pm on Wednesday 29 January 2014 in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

Witnesses

At c2.30 pm (Panel 1)

  • Professor Max Wade, Chartered Institute of Ecology & Environmental Management
  • Mark Owen, Angling Trust
  • Henry Robinson, President, CLA
  • Chris Gerrard, Climate Change and Biodiversity Manager, Anglian Water

At c3.15 pm (Panel 2)

  • Dr David Bullock, Head of Nature Conservation, National Trust
  • Dr John David, Chief Scientist, Royal Horticultural Society
  • Martin Emmett, Horticultural Trades Association

Purpose of session

This session explores the risks and costs arising from the presence of non-native invasive species in Britain, how threats are monitored and how already established species can be controlled.

Further information

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