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George Eustice

Swedish environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) - Credit: Getty Images

George Eustice

Greta Thunberg criticises government over decision to green-light bee-killing pesticide banned by EU

Greta Thunberg has criticised the government for allowing UK farmers permission to use a bee-killing pesticide so poisonous that is banned by the EU. English farmers will soon be able to use neonicotinoid thiamethoxam on sugar beet crops, prompting outcries by environmentalists that ministers have bowed to pressure from farmers. Environment secretary George Eustice has given farmers permission […]