FOI release

Information about badger cull costs and effects of flooding

Do Defra plan to alter the cull method?


Response to EIRs request for information about badger cull costs and effects of flooding.

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Cull costs - EIRs whether Defra proposes to alter the method of underwriting the costs of the cull, specifically: is it envisaged to subsidise the cost of a culling area by using Defra support; and whether Defra is reconsidering the areas involved in the cull after giving consideration to the effect on the badger population by the recent flooding.

Published 27 March 2014