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Ash tree disease action plan

Ministers have published an action plan outlining how it plans to tackle ash dieback disease that threatens 80 million trees in Britain. There are now 115 confirmed cases in the UK

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Crisis committee meets ahead of ash dieback action plan

The government's crisis committee, known as COBRA, is meeting this morning as ministers prepare to publish an action plan to tackle ash dieback disease. It now threatens 80 million trees in Britain with 115 confirmed cases.

An ash sapling in Studley, Warwickshire Credit: Press Association

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