New clause 3 - Report on the use of sentient animals in animal experimentation in government policy

Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 9:42 pm on 14th March 2022.

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‘(1) The Animal Sentience Committee shall produce a report under section 2 on the adverse effects on the welfare of animals of government policy on experimentation on animals.

(2) The report shall cover both animal experimentation where alternative (non-animal based) methods of testing exist, and where no alternative exists.

(3) The report shall cover—

(a) medical testing,

(b) cosmetics testing, and

(c) weapons testing.

(4) This report shall include recommendations for future government action under section 2 (3) and (4).’—(Deidre Brock.)

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Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill.

Division number 214 Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [Lords] — New clause 3 - Report on the use of sentient animals in animal experimentation in government policy

Aye: 214 MPs

No: 287 MPs

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The House divided: Ayes 218, Noes 288.

Question accordingly negatived.