Bill Oddie's tirade against Environment Secretary

TV presenter and bird lover Bill Oddie has launched an online tirade against the Environment Secretary Owen Paterson.

Writing on his Twitter account, Mr Oddie voices a long list of grievances against the Secretary which include his alleged support of the badger cull, pesticides that harm bees and the hunting act.

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Owen Paterson. Secretary for the Environment? AGAINST the environment, yes. British Wildlife is not safe with this man or this government.

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What does Owen Paterson really mean by management? Hunting? Shooting? Poisoning? All three? cont.

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Who has approved a badger cull despite authoritative science saying it wont help eradicate Bovine TB? Owen Paterson cont.

Mr Paterson, who does not have a Twitter account, does not appear to have responded to the accusations so far.

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