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Secretary of State questioned on licences for controlling wild birds

28 June 2019

The Secretary of State has taken responsibility for this matter after Natural England revoked the previous general licences in April. The Committee heard from Natural England on 21 May and a number of points were raised to follow up with Defra.

This session was originally scheduled for 11 June but was postponed at the Secretary of State's request.


Tuesday 2 July, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 2.45pm

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Defra
  • Dr Alexandra Cran-McGreehin, Deputy Director, Wildlife Policy, Defra

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