Ash dieback is threatening trees across Britain
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Ash dieback: Government taking issue 'extremely seriously'

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".

  • 07 Nov 2012
Go to next video: DNA machine tests ash trees for disease