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TV chef's sea protection battle

TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall said it was "vital" that the Government did more to protect UK seas as he led hundreds of campaigners in a march to Westminster in London.

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TV chef 'fighting for region's fish'

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall outside the Houses of Parliament today. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall said it was "vital" that the Government did more to protect UK seas as he led hundreds of campaigners in a march to Westminster in London.

The presenter has urged ministers to increase the number of "marine conservation zones" after more than £8 million was spent on identifying 127 areas where dolphins, seahorses and other rare species most need protection - many zones covering the south east and southern shorelines.

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