MPs vote to stop the badger cull

MPs have voted by a big majority AGAINST pressing ahead with the controversial badger culls in West Somerset and Gloucestershire.

147 of them voted against the culls and only 28 in favour.

The result is not, however, binding on the Government.

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Badger Cull Delay

The Government has announced that the badger cull, which was due to start in part of West Somerset shortly had been postponed to next summer