Badgers and Bovine TB Category

Government scientists’ ‘voices lost’

One of the UK’s most influential science communicators says some of the country’s best researchers are not being heard by the public, especially in times of crisis.  Government scientists’ ‘voices lost’   Gordon McGlone‘s insight: This is an important well reasoned piece; scientific freedom is being underminded whilst the public more →

Cattle vaccine trials in England

Cattle: Vaccination Caroline Lucas: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what the current status is of his discussions with the European Commission on cattle vaccine trials in England; and if he will make a statement; [157835] (2) what recent progress he has made on more →

Badger friendly farmers – part two

I posted a copy of a letter to Mary Creagh MP  from Gloucestershire Farmers Dave and Gill Purser in my blog of June 4th.  They were not impressed to hear the minister David Heath’s reaction to their letter during Mary Creagh’s speech on Jume 5th.  Today, at their request, I have more →

No winners in badger cull vote

No winners in badger cull vote Yesterday I joined the Team Badger MP briefing session.  Mary Creagh MP and Caroline Lucas MP together with the Adrian Sanders MP, the sponsor of the Committee Room in which we met, and other Members of Parliament spoke about their reasons for voting against more →

Farmers against the badger cull

Farmers against the badger cull Dear Ms Creagh, Re: Badger Friendly Farmers We are cattle farmers who are opposed to the badger cull so we are writing to thank you very much for securing the Opposition debate in the Commons on Wed. We are very concerned that the NFU purports more →

England against the badger cull

  England against the badger cull The last time that I joined a public protest march was in 1969 when I was a newly hatched degree student of Zoology and Botany. That was until noon Saturday June 1st when I walked with thousands in the London Against The Cull  from more →