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Do not allow UK farmers to use EU banned bee killing pesticides on crops.

Submitted on Sunday 10th January 2021

Rejected on Monday 11th January 2021

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Do not allow UK farmers to use EU banned bee killing pesticides on crops.

Petition Details

The British government wants to allow our UK farmers to use Neonicotinoid Thiamexthoxam on crops. This would kill bees and other pollinators that actually pollinate up-to 3/4 of British crops. Since 1990 the UK has lost 13 species of bee and 35 aren under threat of extinction.

Additional Information

I want government to continue with the EU ban of this dangerous pesticide in order to protect the UK's biodiversity of pollinating species and not put any further pressure on our already fragile environment. Bees and other pollinators are a vital part of our ecosystem and don't need to come under further threat from even more pesticides when the government pledged it would continue the EU ban of this substance.

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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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Overturn the decision to allow the use of neonicotinoid pesticides

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