HC Deb 30 November 1983 vol 49 cc508-9W
Mr. Coombs

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list those interested organisations from which he has had responses on the White Paper, "Scientific Procedures on Living Animals", and when he expects to introduce legislation arising from it.

Mr. Pendry

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he plans to introduce legislation to replace the Cruelty to Animals Act 1876.

Mr. Mellor

The major organisations which have submitted comments on the White Paper are as follows. In some cases responses have come from more than one department of the same place. Legislation will be introduced as soon as parliamentary time permits.


  • Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom
  • Aberdeen University
  • Birmingham University
  • Cambridge University
  • Glasgow University
  • 509
  • Liverpool University
  • London University
    • Guy's Hospital Medical School
    • Hammersmith Hospital
    • Royal Postgraduate Medical School
    • Imperial College of Science and Technology
    • Middlesex Hospital Medical School
    • Royal Veterinary College
    • St. Mary's Hospital Medical School
  • Newcastle upon Tyne University
  • Surrey University


  • Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists
  • Biochemical Society
  • Biological Council
  • British Laboratory Animals Veterinary Association
  • British Psychological Society
  • British Toxicology Society
  • British Veterinary Association
  • Institute of Biology
  • Laboratory Animals' Science Association
  • Mammal Society
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
  • Physiological Society
  • Research Defence Society
  • Royal College of Pathologists
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Society for Experimental Biology


  • Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Association of Independent Contract Research Organisations
  • Beecham Pharmaceuticals
  • Boots Company plc
  • British Agrochemicals Association
  • British Industrial Biological Research Association
  • Celltech Ltd
  • Chemical Industries Association
  • Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals Division
  • Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association Ltd
  • FBC Ltd
  • Fisons plc
  • Glaxo Group Research Limited
  • Hazelton Laboratories (Europe) Ltd
  • Hoechst UK Ltd
  • ICI plc
  • Miles Laboratories Ltd
  • Roche Ltd
  • Searle Research and Development
  • Wellcome Research Laboratories


  • Animal Aid
  • British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection
  • Committee for the Reform of Animal Experimentation
  • Crusade Against All Cruelty to Animals Ltd
  • Farm Animal Welfare Co-ordinating Executive
  • Flesh and Blood
  • Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments
  • National Anti-Vivisection Society Ltd
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Scottish Anti-Vivisection Society
  • Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection
  • Universities Federation for Animal Welfare


  • Agricultural Research Council
  • British Association for Cancer Research
  • General Synod of the Church of England
  • Medical Research Council
  • Medical Research Council (MRC Radiobiology Unit)
  • Natural Environment Research Council
  • Nature Conservancy Council
  • Pharmaceuticals Economic Development Committee
  • University Grants Committee