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The Fly hears that the bold Baroness suggested grasping the nettle in time for yesterday's BHB board meeting, whereas other industry types were willing to wait until next year for a resolution.
If we are ever going to get on top of TB, we have to tackle all aspects of the problem, and that means the Government is grasping the nettle of wildlife controls and doing it sooner rather than later.
The Government is not grasping the nettle when it comes to the part played by road traffic in climate change, the green lobby said last night.