The controversial badger cull in England has been expanded to an “unimaginable scale”, according to a leading expert who warned the government is paying ...
Badger cull in England extended to 40 areas - BBC News
Badger culling is widened to 11 new areas across England | Daily Mail Online
Almost 7,500 badgers could be shot as cull extended to new areas of Staffordshire and Cheshire - Stoke-on-Trent Live
Molly Scott Cato MEP on Twitter: "Green MEP urges government to end badger cull policy before it expands to more areas.
This is a policy which ignores the science and the suffering of both badgers and farmers.
We need scientifically grounded policy to deal with the horror of bovine TB. https://t.co/KbVJjY5txE"
Caroline Lucas on Twitter: "The culling of badgers needs to stop. It’s cruel, costly & doesn’t work
I support calls from @BadgerTrust, @BornFreeFDN, @AnneatSaveMe & others for an independent public inquiry into badger culling and bovine TB
We are killing a protected species under false pretences… https://t.co/v8Vv6eF6eX"
Sir Oliver Heald MP on Twitter: "Have taken up concerns about badger cull and vaccinations with Animals Minister Rutley for a concerned constituent #DEFRA"
Kerry McCarthy on Twitter: "Now in @CommonsEFRA, unfortunately hearing the new Secretary of State defending badger culling “as necessary and important”."
Badger cull expanded in effort to tackle TB in cattle - ITV News
Badger cull could spill into Shropshire | Shropshire Star
Badger cull licences approved for 11 new zones - Farmers Weekly
New badger culling licence issued for Herefordshire | Hereford Times