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Bovine Tuberculosis: South West

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 211905, tabled on 24 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the comparability of the data used to assess the effectiveness from year 1 and year 2 of the badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset.

Answered on

29 October 2014

The culls were closely monitored and the processes for data collection were independently audited. The results now need to be quality assured and assessed.

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