Badger cull costs
Police costs incurred for the badger cull in Devon and Cornwall during 2018 totalled £800,276.49.
Police costs incurred for the badger cull in Devon and Cornwall during 2017 totalled £1,172,967.
These costs are covered in full by Defra (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Badger culling is a Defra initiative, licenced by Natural England, to carry out targeted culls in selected rural areas in an attempt to tackle bovine TB.