Cost of policing Somerset badger cull almost £739K

The cost of policing the cull will be refunded by the Government Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The cost of policing the badger cull in Somerset has been revealed.

Avon and Somerset Police say almost £739,000 was spent but they say that money will be refunded by the Government.

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Cost of policing badger cull revealed

The estimated total for policing the badger cull in Gloucestershire was £1.7 million. Avon and Somerset Police recorded costs of almost £739,000.