Vivienne Westwood joins bees protest

Beekeepers calling on the Government to vote in favour of a European ban on certain pesticides have been backed by Dame Vivienne Westwood and Katharine Hamnett.

Dame Vivienne Westwood joins protesters in London. Credit: PA

The fashion designers joined campaigners in London to demonstrate against the use of pesticides and handed a petition at No 10 Downing Street.

Beekeepers on Parliament Green. Credit: PA

Other groups involved in the protests included Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Pesticide Action Network UK, RSPB, and the Soil Association.


Beekeepers stage protest

Beekeepers gathered in Parliament Square today to urge the Government to support an EU-wide ban on certain pesticides. They were joined by campaigners Vivienne Westwood and Katharine Hamnett.