HC Deb 16 March 1993 vol 221 cc171-2W
Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make representations to his EC partners to secure that all EC genetic engineering regulations are cross-linked with those on animal experimentation and welfare.

Mr. Charles Wardle

We ensure that appropriate opportunities are taken to remind our EC partners of the need to bear in mind the principles of EC directive 86/609/EEC on animal experimentation when considering genetic engineering matters.

and Wales under the Immigration Act 1971. The latest available information relating to the period of detention is for 31 August 1992 and is given in the table.