Neonicotinoid decision pours further fuel on Brexit debate

May 25, 2016

From: FG Insight

One of the biggest attractions of Brexit for many is the potential for the UK to develop a more science-led approach to pesticides and plant technology. But has that argument been damaged by the events of the past week?

BY Alistair Driver

George Eustice’s decision to reject the NFU’s application for a derogation from the EU neonicotinoid ban has added further fuel to the Brexit debate.


Neonicotinoid application

This position came in for further scrutiny in the wake of the decision by Mr Eustice to reject the latest NFU/AHDB application for a derogation from the current EU neonicotinoid ban.

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