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Bovine TB Vaccine

Inquiry status: Report and Government Response published

Inquiry covering the likely timescales and challenges in delivering vaccination programmes for cattle and badgers, the costs of those programmes and their efficacy.

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    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.

Relevant debates in Parliament

Backbench business debate on the Motion 'That this House believes the badger cull should not go ahead'

Backbench business debate on the Motion 'That this House notes the e-petition on the planned badger cull ... and calls on the Government to stop the cull and implement the more sustainable and humane solution of both a vaccination programme for badgers and cattle, along with improved testing and biosecurity'

Relevant pages on Government website