Badger in a cage© John Hawkins/FLPA/Rex/Shutterstock
The possible introduction of a badger cull in Wales to tackle bovine TB has been dealt a fresh blow after Labour retained power in the Assembly elections. For the last five years, the ruling Labour Party has rejected calls from farm leaders to introduce a badger culling policy in Wales, opting instead to vaccinate badgers. A spokesman for Welsh Labour told Farmers Weekly: “We have voiced our opposition to badger culling in the past and that remains our stated position. […]
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