By Damian Carrington

Risk registers published after freedom of information battle reveal warnings over strong public opposition and risk of making bovine TB problem worse, not better

Ministers were warned of the severe risks posed by England’s controversial badger cull three years before they began, according to documents released after a two-year legal battle.

Strong public opposition to the policy halting the cull was one of the top-ranked problems assessed by the ‘risk registers’, which are released the day after David Cameron admitted the badger cull is “probably the most unpopular policy I’m responsible for”.

Via: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/03/ministers-warned-badger-cull-risks-bovine-tb