Background briefing on the use of animals in research in the UK. This provides facts, laws and statistics about animal testing in the UK.
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Animal Experiments in the UK: Government releases 2013 statistics
Every year the UK Home Office publishes statistics showing the number of procedures carried out on animals covered by the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act, 1986; this covers all vertebrate species. Overall, the number of animals used in research fell slightly from 4.03 to 4.02 million (0.4% fall). The total number of procedures was slightly higher, … Continue reading Animal Experiments in the UK: Government releases 2013 statistics