(not satire – it’s the UK today!)
Natural England thought their plans to allow the widespread destruction of robin and starling nests and eggs would go unnoticed.
In fact they hid their plans so well that most people only heard about them the day before the so-called public consultation period was due to end – yesterday.
However, Natural England seem to have been panicked into making a hurried defence of themselves after the widespread sharing of this article on the subject:
Here’s Natural England’s response, taken from their website:
Well it would if it were true.
Natural England is trying to pretend that they want to allow licences in cases where nests may pose a health and safety hazard.
This is a lie.
Because Natural England already allow licences to destroy nests in those cases.
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