Ash dieback has been found at 82 UK sites

Chalara ash dieback has been identified at 82 sites in the UK, including 32 cases in forests and woodlands.

Today's summit is expected to hear the latest update on the situation after hundreds of officials spent the weekend investigating sites for the disease.

Ash dieback causes leaf loss and crown dieback

The Government has been accused of being too slow to respond to the threat of the disease, but ministers insist they are taking the problem seriously and have brought in a ban on imports of ash trees.