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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Wednesday will be wet to start with and will remain overcast for much of the morning, perhaps with mist and hill fog for some.
Wednesday will start damp and cloudy, perhaps with mist and hill fog for some.
A light breeze winds across the region, with clouds and rainy spells. There may be mist or fog in places.