Government defeats Labour ash dieback motion

A Labour motion "regretting" that the Government did not take earlier action on ash dieback and urging ministers to assess whether the Forestry Commission has adequate resources to tackle the spread of the disease was defeated last week by 271 votes to 204, a government majority of 67.

by Matthew Appleby

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