Science and Technology Committee (Commons)

Japanese Knotweed and the built environment inquiry

Inquiry status: open

The deadline for written submissions was 31 December 2018. If you would like to submit a late piece of evidence please contact Committee staff.

Scope of the inquiry

The Science and Technology Committee intends to hold a one-off oral evidence session in early 2019 with relevant experts, specifically to explore the science behind the effects of Japanese Knotweed on the built environment.

Terms of reference: Japanese Knotweed and the built environment

Latest evidence

  • 22 Jan 2019 - Japanese Knotweed and the built environment - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF311 KB) HC 1702 | Published 24 Jan 2019

    Evidence given by Professor Max Wade, Technical Director (Ecology), AECOM, Dr Daniel Jones, Managing Director, Advanced Invasives, and Honorary Researcher, Swansea University, Sean Hathaway, Environment Officer, Swansea Council, and Ben Lindley, Sales and Marketing Director, Japanese Knotweed Ltd; Dr Mark Diamond, Head of Ecology, Environment Agency, John Baguley, Tangible Assets Valuation Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Matthew Jupp, Principal, Mortgages, UK Finance, and Stephen Hodgson, Chief Executive Officer, Property Care Association

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