22 May 2013, 11:31 AM
In June 2009 it was reported that the Northern Ireland Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee said that the amount spent over the last decade to merely contain the disease was poor value for money. The following are extracts from the report (ref. 2). "Bovine TB has been a major problem for far too long,". "This is a damning admission. To have spent £200 million over a 10-year period, merely to contain a disease and with no end to the problem in sight, is poor value for money." read more...