Regardless of which side of the debate you take, the ineffectiveness of Brussels to deal with the re-licensing of glyphosate has severely undermined the credibility of our political representatives and the EU institutions.

From today (Thursday), there are just 22 days left before the current glyphosate license expires on 15 December. Leaving such a critical decision to the 11th hour is no way to do business, let alone make critical policy decisions.