§ Lord Dholakia
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether they will ask the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary to investigate an allegation on BBC's Newsnight involving the shooting of a badger contrary to Section 1(1) of the Protection of Badgers Act 1992. [HL2284]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Whitty)
It is for the police to decide on their priorities for investigation and on whether to bring prosecutions in this or any other case.