Defra TB: Low Risk Area consultations

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Defra have launched two consultations to prevent the spread of bovine TB in the Low Risk Area (LRA). 

Read the LRA consultations here

The government has also announced a review of its 25 year Bovine TB strategy to be chaired by Sir Charles Godfray, a population biologist and Fellow of the Royal Society. Four years after the 25 year strategy was first published, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has said he believes now is a good time to review progress and consider what additional actions might be necessary now to ensure other tools and interventions are ready to be deployed in later phases of the strategy. The government has said it also envisages future reviews at five yearly intervals.

Read the 2018 strategy review here

The NFU are consulting with members and will produce a response by the deadline on 15 April 2018.

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