Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 24th March 2017.

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Photo of Paul Flynn Paul Flynn Labour, Newport West

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what research and information her Department holds on the prevalence of bovine TB in areas surrounding the pilot culls for each year of those pilot culls.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The report on monitoring TB prevalence levels in cattle herds inside, and up to 2km outside, the first two badger control areas for the first two years of badger control is available here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/bovine-tb-incidence-of-tb-in-cattle-in-licensed-badger-control-areas-in-2014-to-2015

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