UK wants the Industry to come up with Alternatives to Animal Testing

Minister Norman Baker wants end to UK animal tests

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The Minister in charge of regulating animal experiments in the UK said he wants to see an end to all testing.

Mr Norman Baker, the minister in charge of regulating animal experiments in the UK, has said he wants to see an end to all testing. In a statement, Mr Norman Baker said: “The coalition government is committed to enhancing openness and transparency about the use of animals in scientific research to improve public understanding of this work. It is also a personal priority of mine. The consultation on Section 24 of the Animals in Science Act has now concluded and we are currently analysing responses in preparation for pursuing potential legislative change.”

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  • Minister wants end to animal testing,
    National Headlines, 427081, Jul 31 2014.
  • Minister Norman Baker wants end to UK animal tests,
    BBC News, 28580792, 31 July 2014.

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