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Liz Truss criticised for not visiting local farmers during Somerset visit

Wells MP Tessa Munt has criticised newly appointed Environment Secretary Liz Truss for failing to visit local farmers during her visit to the Somerset Levels yesterday.

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New Environment Secretary to visit Burrowbridge

Environment Secretary Liz Truss Credit: Nick Ansell/PA

The new Environment Secretary is due to visit Somerset today.

Liz Truss will see work to prevent the flooding that devastated the levels and moors last winter. She will visit Burrowbridge to see dredging on the River Parrett.

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