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Bovine Tuberculosis: Deer

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department has spent on research for a vaccine for tuberculosis in deer in each of the last five years. (257427)

No money has been spent on TB vaccine development for deer in the last five years. The vaccine research programme is currently focused on developing TB vaccines for cattle and badgers.