Detail of outcome
We received 1,378 responses to this consultation.
We have published new guidance to Natural England on licences to control the risk of bovine tuberculosis from badgers. This incorporates the three proposals that were consulted on.
This consultation ran from to
Seeking views on proposals to update the licensing criteria for badger control in England. This would apply to applications from 2016.
This consultation was held on another website
We want to know what you think about our proposed licence changes. They will provide more flexibility in controlling badger populations in areas where bovine TB is common. The changes would apply to applications to Natural England, for a licence from 2016 onwards.