Added the publications for surveillance in wildlife in England 2016 to 2017, introducing licensed badger controls in the Low Risk Area (England), revising guidance for licensing badger control areas and a strategy for achieving Bovine Tuberculosis Free Status for England: 2018 review.
Added the summary of badger control monitoring during 2017 and the Chief Veterinary Officer’s advice on the outcome of the 2017 badger culls.
Added the advice to Natural England on setting minimum and maximum numbers of badgers to be controlled in 2017 and incidence of TB in cattle in licensed badger control areas in 2013 to 2016 report.
Added link to authorisation for supplementary badger control in Gloucestershire and Somerset.
Added a summary of badger control monitoring during 2016, Chief Veterinary Officer’s advice on the outcome of the 2016 badger culls and a consultation on supplementary badger disease control.