Gove accused of spin over Natural England’s badger cull ‘u-turn’

Natural England has performed a “complete about-turn” over the potential impacts of the badger cull on ground nesting birds, and environment secretary Michael Gove has “attempted to spin” the regulator’s position, according to a claimant in a recent High Court case.

by Rachel Salvidge
Natural England's attempt to gather evidence on the cull's impact on birds has been described as 'futile'. (Photo: Arterra/UIG via Getty Images)
Natural England's attempt to gather evidence on the cull's impact on birds has been described as 'futile'. (Photo: Arterra/UIG via Getty Images)

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