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Backbench Business — Badger Cull

Part of Royal Assent – in the House of Commons at 3:42 pm on 13th March 2014.

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Photo of Charles Hendry Charles Hendry Conservative, Wealden 3:42 pm, 13th March 2014

The hon. Lady will be aware that there is a high-risk area in Sussex, which spreads broadly from her constituency to mine. It is a fairly ring-fenced area. We understand the nature of the problem there, and it is causing real difficulties. Does she recognise that that is an ideal example of where vaccination could be made to work? As the disease is geographically confined, we could see the effects of perturbation and whether, with vaccination, there were different issues that could be managed more effectively.