HC Deb 15 July 1955 vol 543 cc207-8W
Mr. Viant

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations what representations were made to the Indian Government to remove the ban on the export of monkeys to the United Kingdom for poliomyelitis research.

Mr. Dodds-Parker

None. Under the export licensing procedure introduced by the Government of India in March, 1955, the United Kingdom organisations concerned have sufficient Indian export licences for monkeys to meet their present needs and have obtained assurances of licences to cover their 1955 research programmes for the production and testing of poliomyelitis vaccine.

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