George Eustice© Tim Scrivener
Farm minister George Eustice has rejected claims from opposition MPs that the badger cull is unscientific. MPs debated the cull in Westminster on Wednesday (7 September) following the government’s recent announcement that the policy has been extended to seven additional areas across the South West. Natural England has agreed licences for trained marksmen to shoot badgers in Herefordshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Cornwall, Devon and Dorset as part of its 25-year plan to eradicate bovine TB in England. See also: Bovine TB […]
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