Animal Procedures Committee (Annual Report)

Home Department written statement – made on 14th October 2008.

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Photo of Meg Hillier Meg Hillier Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Identity)

In accordance with Section 20(5) of the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, I have today laid before the House the Committee's annual report for 2007. Copies are available in the Vote Office. Among other things the report includes:

the work carried out by the Committee's sub-committees;

Better Regulation Advice on Personal Licensing and Mandatory Training;

Better Regulation Advice on the release criteria for GA animals; and

Better Regulation: summary report of the APC working group on the ethical review process.

The report concludes with the Committee's work plan for 2008.