Conservatives ignored expert advice on bee killing pesticides

Only after a freedom of information request from Friends of the Earth did the government reveal hidden advice on bee killing pesticides from the Health and Safety Executive. They said no to neonic pesticide use but Ministers overruled the safety experts. Dan Norris who is a former Environment Minister and bee-fan has said he findsContinue reading “Conservatives ignored expert advice on bee killing pesticides”

Backing the tourism sector

West of England groups representing the tourism industry attended a roundtable organised by Dan Norris and co-hosted with Shadow Minister for Tourism and Heritage, Alex Sobel MP. The special meeting focused on the impact of the pandemic and what support measures are needed, the importance of addressing long-term regional challenges including delivering sustainable tourism, andContinue reading “Backing the tourism sector”

No to European Super League

A huge meeting attended by Metro Mayor Candidate Dan Norris and angry football fans including from both professional Bristol clubs was convened today by Sir Keir Starmer   The football fans are angered at the announcement that top flight teams plan to establish a European football “Super League”.  They believe that Football governance should be aboutContinue reading “No to European Super League”

Great answer for ‘Pointless’ but terrible for our region

The name of the local Conservative Metro Mayor had the PM stumped this week as he visited our part of the world. So not only is the Tory man invisible locally, he’s clearly also failed to make an impact in Westminster. Yet the role, up for election in May, has a big budget and powersContinue reading “Great answer for ‘Pointless’ but terrible for our region”