Farming Minister says badger cull is on track

The Farming Minister insists the badger cull IS on track. It's got three more weeks to run in West Somerset, but there are claims marksmen aren't killing enough badgers to make the trial scientifically worthwhile.

Today David Heath, who is also the MP for Somerton and Frome, told us the cull will be properly asssessed at the end of the trial, and he 'didn't recognise' reports that only a hundred badgers have been shot so far.

Our Environment Correspondent Duncan Sleightholme reports.

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Badger cull arrest

A man from Gloucester has been arrested on suspicion of assault by officers responding to the badger cull.