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MP hears of bees' decline

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: January 24, 2013

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A DEVON MP joined a giant bumble bee and campaigners from the environment charity Friends of the Earth to draw attention to the alarming decline in UK bee numbers.

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, who is also a member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, was one of more than 125 MPs to show their support for Britain's threatened bees.

Last year Friends of the Earth launched its Bee Cause campaign, which has been backed by more than 80,000 people and calls for the Government to urgently introduce a National Bee Action Plan aimed at saving Britain's bees.

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