Andrew Griffiths MP welcomes Government plan to ban chemicals harmful to bees
Friday 10th November 2017 (Andrew Griffiths)
Andrew Griffiths MP has welcomed Government plans to ban chemicals used in pesticides that are harmful to bees. The announcement, made by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove, comes as the European Union is expected to vote on a Europe wide ban in December.
The EU banned the use of these chemicals, known as neonicotinoids, on flowering crops in 2013, and the vote next month is expected to see the use of these...