Browsing All posts tagged under »Directive 2010/63/EU«

Legislation published to update UK regulation of animal research

November 8, 2012 by


The Government has published draft legislation to update current UK regulation of animal research in response to a new EU Directive that will harmonise regulation across Europe.

What does the increase in numbers of animals used in research mean?

July 10, 2012 by


The latest figures show a slight rise in the number of animals being used for research.

Effective ban on experiments on stray and feral animals will remain in UK law

June 27, 2012 by


House of Commons note explains how updates to UK law do not change the government's commitment not to allow the use of stray or feral animals in research.

Home Office responds to consultation on updating animal research regulation

May 17, 2012 by


The Home Office has responded to the consultation on updating UK regulations governing animal research.

The home office’s plan to update UK law on research using animals

March 28, 2012 by


There was a debate in the House of Commons yesterday about the update of UK law governing research using animals. It was an opportunity for the government to outline some of their plans.

A few things we’ve been up to recently…

February 6, 2012 by


The AMRC office has been a busy place these past three weeks. Becky and I have been organising two big events for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Medical Research, a group of MPs and Peers with an interest in medical research. The group organises meetings bringing  experts and active researchers and policy makers to […]

MPs debate animal research

December 9, 2011 by


On Wednesday evening David Amess called a debate in the House of Commons to discuss research using animals. A big focus was the need to update UK law next year, to bring us into line with changes to the EU directive which governs this research across Europe. David Amess opened the debate with his concerns about the […]