Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman, made a statement in the House of Commons on Wednesday 14 December on Bovine TB.
The Secretary of State set out the next stage in the bovine tuberculosis eradication programme for England. Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rual Affairs, Mary Creagh, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.
Watch and read the statement and the views expressed by MPs on Parliament TV and in Commons Hansard. Also find current parliamentary material on animals in the Topics and News sections.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.