Submitted on Saturday 9th January 2021
Rejected on Monday 11th January 2021
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)
Overturn the Recent Approval of Bee-Killing Thiamethoxam Insecticides
The government joined an EU-wide ban on Thiamethoxam insecticides two years ago, and pledged to uphold its stance. Recently a regressive approval has been passed to allow their use. Studies prove they seriously inhibit pollinator larvae development, weaken their immune systems, and prevent flying.
This is a regressive policy which is a complete u-turn on a pledge made two years ago. These insecticides have been shown to have a direct and undeniable correlation with the decimating decline in pollinator populations in the UK.
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