Policy paper

Bovine TB: biosecurity progress report 2018

This report assesses progress against the 2014 Biosecurity Action Plan and sets out a new action plan for improving biosecurity.



This report sets-out progress made against the 2014 Biosecurity Action Plan. It is a joint Defra and Welsh Government publication presented on behalf of the government and industry partnership group. It has a new action plan containing 20 actions covering:

  • guidance and information resources
  • education and training
  • communications
  • policy
  • evidence

Effective biosecurity has an important role to play in the eradication of TB as indicated in the Bovine TB Strategy Review.

Published 18 December 2018