HC Deb 05 August 1947 vol 441 c156W
Mr. Viant

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the experiments on living animals performed under the Cruelty to Animals Act, 1876, during the year 1946, were carried out with anaesthetics and how many without; and in how many cases were the animals allowed to recover from the effects of the anaesthetic.

Mr. Ede

The figures are 66,101, 1,344,372 and 57,279 respectively.