British bee population: Lords debate

19 May 2009

Lord Moynihan (Conservative), will open a debate about the effect of disease on the British bee population, the spread of the varroa mite, and the consequences for the pollination of crops and fruit, this Thursday, 21 May, in the House of Lords.

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath will speak on behalf of the Government.

Members scheduled to take part include:

  • Lord Burnett (Liberal Democrat); Liberal Democrat spokesperson for planning, also a Devon landowner with an interest in agriculture
  • Lord Cameron of Lochbroom (Crossbench); former Lord Advocate
  • Duke of Montrose (Conservative); Opposition spokesperson for Food and Rural Affairs
  • Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (Labour); Government spokesperson for Justice

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