Animal Welfare Legislation

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5 May 1983.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr David Mellor Mr David Mellor , Wandsworth Putney 12:00, 5 May 1983

I give my hon. Friend that assurance, but the achievement of that objective is not easy. That is why the matter has been subject to considerable deliberations not only in Britain, where we have received the report of the Advisory Committee on Animal Experiments, but in Europe, where we are working for common standards. I am happy to tell the House that work on the Council of Europe convention on such matters was completed last week.