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David Cameron on seagulls: We need to have a ‘big conversation’ about aggressive birds


He’s axed funding into aggressive seagulls but David Cameron wants to have a “big conversation” about what to do with the birds after the public outcry that ensued when they killed a pet dog. Funding for the research project was axed as being too unimportant in the wake of the Tories’ election victory but the outcry caused when gulls pecked to death Roo, a Yorkshire terrier from Newquay in Cornwall, has prompted the Prime Minister to say he wanted action taken. “I think a big conversation needs to happen about this and, frankly, I think the people we need to listen to are people who really understand this issue in Cornwall and the potential effect it is having,” he told BBC Radio Cornwall.

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