HC Deb 09 July 1964 vol 698 c128W
55. Mr. Lagden

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many inspectors are employed in the United Kingdom in connection with the inspection of establishments concerned in the experiments on animals; and what was the average number of inspections they carried out during the 12 months ended 1st April, 1964.

Mr. Woodhouse

Six inspectors are now employed under the Cruelty to Animals Act, 1876. In the 12 months ended 30th March, 1964, they made a total of 2,023 visits to 555 places registered under the Act.