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Badger culls in car parks?

A Somerset councillor claims badgers could be shot in public car parks when a pilot culls get underway.

The comments were made by Councillor Eddie Gaines, an Independent on Taunton Deane Borough Council.

He and his colleagues had just been debating a motion to ban badger culling on council-owned land.

This follows a recent decision by Forest of Dean District Council to implement just such a ban.

Both councils are in areas generally earmarked for the two pilot culls.

Read more from Martyn Oates, the political editor in the South West of England.

  • 09 Oct 2012