HC Deb 20 November 1985 vol 87 cc170-1W
Mr. Michael Brown

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. Mellor

The major organisations which have submitted comments on the White Papers Cmnd. 8883 and Cmnd. 9521 are as follows:


  • Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom
  • Aberdeen University
  • Birmingham University
  • Cambridge University
  • Glasgow University
  • 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

Scientific and Professional Societies

  • 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
  • Royal Society
  • Society for Experimental Biology

Industry and Associated Organisations

  • 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 Limited
  • 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
  • 171
  • Roche Ltd
  • Searle Research and Development
  • Wellcome Research Laboratories

Animal Welfare Organisations

  • 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

Legislation based on the White Paper proposals—the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Bill—was introduced in another place on 14 November 1985.