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Animal Experiments

Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 1 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what animals are being used in experiments at the Alverstoke Institute, Gosport; for what purposes they are being used; and if he will make a statement. (94937)

The only animals used for research purposes at the Alverstoke site are goats. QinetiQ Alverstoke uses the animals as part of a research programme that advises on safe procedures and treatments for submariners escaping from a disabled submarine.