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Ash dieback: Government taking issue 'extremely seriously'

7 November 2012 Last updated at 16:40 GMT

The Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, met tree experts on Wednesday to discuss how to tackle the threat posed by ash dieback.

John Lockhart, from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, attended the meeting and said the government is taking the disease "extremely seriously".