Dr Heather Whitney from the University of Bristol
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Ban pesticides to save bees, say MPs

The UK government should suspend the use of a number of pesticides linked to the deaths of bees, a committee of MPs has said.

Members of the Commons Environmental Audit Committee are calling for a moratorium on the use of sprays containing neonicotinoids.

Dr Heather Whitney from the University of Bristol told the BBC's Jon Kay that more research on pesticides needs to be done.

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