DEFRA has this week published its’ new ‘National Pollination Strategy’ (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-strategy-to-support-bees-needs). It will be interesting to see how this develops, given that so much of it seems to depend on voluntary actions. However, it’s a start, at least.
Some of the responses and comments so far:
Bumblebee Conservation Trust – http://bumblebeeconservation.org/news/
Friends of the Earth – https://www.foe.co.uk/news/big-step-forward-bees-big-thanks-you
National Farmers’ Union – http://www.nfuonline.com/news/latest-news/national-pollinator-strategy-launched/