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Backbench Business — Badger Cull

Part of Royal Assent – in the House of Commons at 2:15 pm on 13th March 2014.

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Photo of Andrew George Andrew George Liberal Democrat, St Ives 2:15 pm, 13th March 2014

Absolutely. This is, of course, about the impact the disease has on a whole range of wildlife, including badgers, but the primary focus, and the reason this is being driven, is the economic, emotional and social impact it has on the farming community and the viability of many marginal livestock farmers, particularly in my part of the world.