Two pilot badger culls to tackle the spread of bovine TB will go ahead this summer in West Gloucestershire and West Somerset, Environment Secretary Owen Paterson confirmed today.
Speaking at the National Farmers Union annual conference, Mr Paterson announced that authorisation letters have been issued confirming the culls can proceed.
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