Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB)

How the government is working to reduce and then eradicate bovine tuberculosis (TB) by providing research, advice, guidance and controls.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

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Published 9 April 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference

  2. Updated content under the 'Badger Edge Vaccination Scheme' heading to explain that applications have now closed.

  3. Added information about the second year of culling.

  4. Added link to Tuberculosis (England) Order 2014 under pre-movement testing heading.

  5. AHVLA documents have been re-assigned to the new Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

  6. Reviewed alongside the announcement of the updated Bovine TB strategy.

  7. Added badger culling pilot independent panel as advisory group.

  8. Added link to draft bovine TB strategy consultation under 'Who we're consulting' section.

  9. Added link to annual surveillance reports.

  10. First published.