HC Deb 04 March 1975 vol 887 c362W
66. Miss Fookes

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will seek powers to amend the law relating to animal experiments so as to prohibit all experiments save those directly designed to save human life or alleviate suffering.

Dr. Summerskill

We are not persuaded that it would be possible to devise scientific criteria by which experiments on animals could be limited in the way suggested.