HC Deb 13 November 1997 vol 300 cc646-7W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department on what date Huntingdon Life Sciences Laboratory is due to have its Animal Procedures Licence reviewed; if he will list the improvements required to prevent the licence form being revoked; and if he will make a statement. [15303]

Mr. George Howarth

The 16 conditions which the establishment had to meet before an application for a new Certificate of Designation could be considered were listed on 27 October in a reply to a question from the hon. Member for Portsmouth, South (Mr. Hancock),Official Report, column 744. These conditions have been met and a new Certificate of Designation was granted on 29 September. The previous Certificate has been revoked.