Media Operational Notice

Committee to Host Stakeholders at Event on Tree Disease

Session: 2012/2013

Date: Monday, 18 February 2013

The Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development will be holding an event regarding its review into tree disease.

The event is part of the evidence-gathering for the review which will examine a number of issues such as: DARD's roles and responsibilities for monitoring and preventing tree disease; plans for tackling plant and tree disease outbreak in Northern Ireland; and biosecurity at ports and airports.

Date: Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Time: 5.00pm

Venue: Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings


Interviews with the Chairperson of the Committee, Paul Frew MLA, are available upon request. Members of the media are also welcome to attend the event. For media enquiries, please contact:

Sohui Yim

Communications Officer

Northern Ireland Assembly

Tel: 028 9052 1606

Mob: 0790 027 8992


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