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Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 113495, tabled on 16 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many staff of his Department are employed full-time as part of the current testing regime for controlling bovine tuberculosis.

Answered on

23 November 2017

No staff in my Department are employed full time on TB testing. Animal and Plant Health Agency vets and animal health officers involved in TB testing also carry out other duties.