Georgina Downs’ landmark pesticide case at the High Court shows that when it comes to pesticide protection in the UK – humans are worse off than honeybees!
In his ruling, Mr Justice Collins noted that the 1986 Control of Pesticides Regulations requires that beekeepers must be given 48 hours’ notice if pesticides harmful to bees are to be used.
“It is difficult to see why residents should be in a worse position,” he said.
You’re urged to vote on the Sheepdrove weblog! – should human rights gain equality with those of honeybees?