Anne Main – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Anne Main on 2016-05-09.

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many applications to cull badgers are under consideration by her Department; and to which areas those applications relate.

George Eustice

Natural England has received 29 applications or expressions of interest for a badger control licence in areas where the disease is rife, primarily in South West England.