Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has defended the badger cull saying that tackling the bovine TB in wildlife is the only way to curb the disease.
He said just culling infected cattle was, "just not good enough, we have also to address the disease in wildlife."
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Owners must also prove they have something to pick up dog mess with under new rules imposed by one council.
The former prime minister made the comments as he prepares to return to politics saying he wants to be "part of the debate" on Brexit.
The new measures would mirror childcare vouchers and see workers sacrifice some of their salary to benefit.