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Licences to cull badgers for control of tuberculosis: repeal

Part of Agriculture Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:30 pm on 5th March 2020.

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Photo of Nadia Whittome Nadia Whittome Labour, Nottingham East 3:30 pm, 5th March 2020

I thank the right hon. Gentleman for that intervention, but the state of the science does not prevent the new clause from being made. New clause 21 provides the Government with an opportunity, on the day that they released their long-awaited response to the Godfray review, to urgently put an end to the inhumane and ineffective badger cull, rather than allowing it to continue for another five years.