Electromagnetic Fields: Health Effects

Part of Backbench Business – in Westminster Hall at 4:35 pm on 25th June 2019.

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Photo of Geraint Davies Geraint Davies Labour/Co-operative, Swansea West 4:35 pm, 25th June 2019

On that point, there is clear evidence that with high-frequency 5G—there is some denial about the idea that the frequency may be so high—there will be an enormous loss of insect life. To get the necessary coverage we need to place masts every 150 metres. The coverage will be enormous, and there is an incredible risk of substantial damage. Surely we should apply the precautionary principle, even if all sorts of commercial threats are being made to the Government behind closed doors about what will happen if they do not go ahead.