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Paul Barltrop Article written by Paul Barltrop Paul Barltrop Political editor, West of England

Badger cull: Can Defra get enough farmers to pay?

Could the coalition government be about to perform another U-turn, this time over the controversial plans to cull badgers?

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    Comment number 1.

    How can a multi millionaire P.M. help this country over the banking problems we have. all those in banking come under the same tag, money makers, they refuse to help the man in the street, as does the government, they only help themselves. Barclays should be closed down fully, and Bob Diamond made to pay back every penny he was given over his wages. banks should be put in the public's hands.



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