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MPs to hold final evidence session with Minister on Insects and Insecticides

22 February 2013

The Environmental Audit Committee will hold its final public evidence hearings of its inquiry, Insects and Insecticides at 2.15 pm on Wednesday 27 February in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.

This session is likely to focus on UK Government policy in relation to the proposed moratorium on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on crops that are attractive to bees introduced by the European Commission.

Witnesses

At 2.15 pm (approx)

  • Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Defra
  • Professor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Defra
  • Dave Bench, Director of Science, Engineering, Analysis and Chemicals Regulation, Health and Safety Executive

Further information

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