Cllr Alastair Majury on Giant Hogweed Problem

Early this year (July) the Stirling Observer reported that Stirling had been branded the “hogweed capital of Scotland” by a local conservation charity. The Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 gave Scottish Minsters and certain organisations including Scottish Natural Heritage, Scottish Forestry, and Marine Scotland but not local authorities the power to issue Species Control Agreements…