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The Labour Party’s election pledge to stop the badger cull halfway through the pilots risks worsening the spread of bovine TB, the NFU has warned. Shadow Defra secretary Maria Eagle announced on Wednesday (18 February) that Labour had committed to abandoning the “ineffective and inhumane” culls if the party wins power in the general election in May. See also: Labour vows to abandon badger cull Responding to Ms Eagle’s comments, NFU president Meurig Raymond accused Labour of using the badger […]
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