Julie Girling

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Julie McCulloch Girling MEP is a British independent (formerly Conservative) politician, currently serving as a Member of European Parliament for the South West of England.


Jun.201743 MEPs on the Environment Committee rejected an attempt by Girling to block a full ban on neonicotinoid pesticides. 8 MEPs backed the motion, with 7 abstentions. Girling wanted the EP to pass a series of 'objections' to the Commission's ban proposals, which she argues have not been supported by sufficient legal and scientific evidence.[1]


  1. ^ Tories aim to block full EU ban on bee-harming pesticides. Damian Carrington, The Guardian, Jun.22.2017.