Research from Pesticide Action Network (PAN) shows that the UK is failing to phase out pesticides that have been found to be harmful to human health and the environment at the same rate as the EU.
Thirteen of the 36 chemicals are considered highly hazardous pesticides under UN definitions used to identify the most harmful substances. Four of these are highly toxic to bees, one contaminates water, and one is highly toxic to aquatic organisms.
The full list of 36 pesticides with their UK and EU approval and expiry dates is available here.
Also covered in the Guardian.