Here’s the real reason the Tories are allowing the destruction of robin eggs and nests

There is no explanation of what exactly the public health and safety hazards of robins’ and starlings’ eggs are.However, after a little investigation into the murky waters of party donations all has now become clear.Last year government ministers chose Andrew Sells –  a Chartered accountant with no experience of ecological or environmental matters – as the new Chair of Natural England.Sells is a venture capitalist and a major Tory party donor – in 2011 for example he donated £111,250 to the Tories.OK, so far so corrupt. But why would the Tories want to allow the destruction of robins, starlings, wagtails and other such beautiful birds?Well, Sells is one of the founders of Linden Homes, a property development business specialising in developing brownfield sites for residential housing.And what is one of the biggest problems facing property developers when they attempt to develop brownfield sites for residential housing?Yes, you’ve guessed it – nesting birds:

Source: Here’s the real reason the Tories are allowing the destruction of robin eggs and nests

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