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Nature Conservation

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 205772, tabled on 15 July 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to maintain the natural balance of numbers of birds of prey, foxes, magpies, grey-back crows and badgers.

Answered on

22 July 2014

Defra seeks to protect vulnerable species and to ensure that where abundant or pest species need to be controlled this is done so by legal means.