Dear Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,

It has been stated that Defra plan to apply for half the country to receive an official TB free status:

1) What is necessary for an official TB free status; what level of disease incidence needs to be achieved, how long must it be maintained, etc?

2) What is the current cattle disease incidence within the Low Risk Areas now (please provide a percentage/figure, not just a link to the statistics)?

3) When do you plan to apply for the announced TB free status?

Yours faithfully,

Nick

Helpline, Defra (MCU), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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Dear Nick,
 
Please find the attached response to your request for information made on
23 February 2017, about the Government seeking officially TB-free status
for part of England.
 
Kind regards,
 
Information Rights Team
[1][email address]
 
 
 

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