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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00937: Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 20 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government how many enforcement orders were issued by Scottish Natural Heritage between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2015 in relation to the control of giant hogweed, broken down by local authority area.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 11 July 2016

Scottish Natural Heritage have not made any Species Control Orders (as provided for in Section 14D of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981) relating to giant hogweed. One species control agreement is in place for giant hogweed.