Case, Philip
June 2013
Farmers Weekly;6/7/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 23, p68
Trade Publication
The article reports that the British government's badger cull will push through following the failure of the Labour party to defeat the policy in Parliament. The Labour called on the pilot culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset in England to be abandoned but members of the parliament (MP) voted in favour of the cull by 299 votes to 250. National Farmers' Union (NFU) deputy president Meurig Raymond comments on the result of the vote on badger cull.


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