Keen angler Richard, a front man for the Conservative-Liberal Dem coalition, had a rushed from a conference on the benefits of angling, opening with Les Webber’s Angling Projects as a fine example. And then he dashed across Central London to be guest speaker at a Water for Life discussion.
Speaking the at the Water For Life meeting, Richard said: ‘There are three key issues when it comes to our aquatic ecosystems these being abstraction, pollution and predation.
‘Some 25 percent of the UK’s rivers are not functioning ecosystems – what a shocking statistic.
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