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Animal Experiments: Primates

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many non-human primates from each overseas country were imported into the United Kingdom for use in research and testing in 2008. (253995)

The number of non-human primates acquired during 2008 from each overseas country for use in scientific procedures or breeding under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 is as follows:

Number

Netherlands

160

Israel

50

Mauritius

1,456

Vietnam

1,036