Tiverton and Honiton MP is new species champ for butterfly

PUBLISHED: 15:00 02 October 2016 | UPDATED: 09:00 06 October 2016

Neil Parish MP

Neil Parish MP

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Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton, Neil Parish has ‘adopted’ one of the UK’s most threatened butterflies in a bid to help boost its numbers.

Mr Parish visited Dartmoor recently after becoming a ‘species champion’ for the marsh fritillary.

A guided walk takes place each year on Dartmoor between May and July to see the butterfly during its flight period.


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