HC Deb 04 March 1963 vol 673 c12W
Mr. Lagden

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applications were made during the last year for which figures are available for the issue of licences to conduct experiments under the Cruelty to Animals Act, 1876; and how many of these applications were refused.

Mr. Brooke

During 1962, 1,407 licences were granted. No formal application reaching the Home Office was refused.