You really know that your predecessors in the job were doing a rubbish job when the top three trending subjects on the Westminster parliament website are in your area – Defra.
It’s not the fault of Andrea Leadsom and Therese Coffey that Liz Truss and Rory Stewart did such a poor job for wildlife but it is their responsibility to do a much better one.
It won’t be difficult to do better.
Here are the links to those three e-petitions so that you can encourage them:
Ban driven grouse shooting – closes 20 September –
Give the hedgehog better legal protection in order to reverse its decline – closes Thursday – 48,000 signatures
Suspend Natural England licence to kill buzzards – closes 3 February – 6321 signatures