UK’s wildlife crime unit wins late reprieve from closure
The specialist body tackling wildlife crime was set to close at the end of March but has been awarded a further four years’ worth of funding.
Dominic Dyer, policy adviser for the Born Free Foundation and CEO of the Badger Trust, said: “For the government to waste over £25m killing badgers but refuse to find less than £500,000 to fund the NWCU to tackle wildlife crime would have been a national disgrace.” Read more
I am so happy!!!!!
Update:- according to The Mirror, the government caved in to campaigners’ pressure. Yay! A win for us too😀