Liz Truss – 2020 Comments on Hedgehogs

The comments made by Liz Truss, the Secretary of State for the Environment, on 23 October 2020.

Hedgehogs are one of our most treasured animals and play an important role in both this country’s heritage and natural environment.

Glimpsing hedgehogs in my garden is one of my fondest childhood memories and inspired me to learn more about the world around me.

I want to ensure children for generations to come can enjoy this special sight, but this can only happen if everyone does their bit to look out for these important creatures – that’s why we have developed these simple tips to help adults and children alike learn more about our precious wildlife and how we can all support it.