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Keep the ban on bee-killing pesticides

Jun 15

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15/06/2015 13:58  RssIcon

Email your MP - event on 17th June

The pressure to keep the ban on bee-killing pesticides is snowballing. 300,000 have signed the petition to Liz Truss, the minister in charge of deciding whether to let toxic pesticides back on UK fields. Now it’s time to take our concerns straight to the heart of Parliament.

Friends of the Earth and 38 Degrees are holding an event in Westminster to arm MPs with everything they need to know about bees and bee-killing pesticides.
The event is on Wednesday 17th June at 7pm in The Churchill Room, House of Commons. Invite your MP to the event.

Invite your MP to attend the event

People-powered campaigning helped get bee-killing pesticides banned across Europe in 2013. But the huge pesticide companies care about their profit margins more than our bees and countryside - and so they keep trying to get rid of the ban.

The event is happening the night before Liz Truss has to answer her first questions in Parliament.

The bid to bring bee-killing chemicals back to the UK is in its final stage. 38 Degrees members have already sent over 84,000 emails to the ministers making the decision. And now the application to lift the ban on the bee-killing pesticides is sitting on their desks, they could make a decision at any moment!


PS. If you’d like to go to the bee event and talk to your MP directly, you can register. The room only holds 100 people, so only register if you’re definitely planning on going along.


Sign the petition to Liz Truss

Email the ministers making the decision











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