To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the cost of the public purse of the badger cull programme; and whether his Department has conducted a cost-benefit analysis of the badger cull.
24 November 2021
Badger culling costs are published annually on Gov.uk and can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bovine-tb-government-badger-control-costs. Costs for the 2021 operations will be published in due course.
A value for money analysis is published annually on Gov.uk and can be found at: