HC Deb 12 April 1976 vol 909 cc369-70W
Sir Bernard Braine

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether, in view of the increasing number of experiments on animals, some of which involve cruelty, he will set up an independent inquiry to consider both the moral and scientific prospects for the continued use of animals for research purposes.

Dr. Summerskill

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the Question from the hon. Member for Brighton, Kemptown (Mr. Bowden) on 15th December 1975.—[Vol. 902, c. 442.]