UAR's response to the Draft Animal Welfare Bill inquiry
15th February 2018
In January 2018 policy organisations from the life-science sector were asked to contribute to DEFRA’s consultation on the animal sentience bill.
No changes to EU Directive proposed in European Commission review
10th November 2017
The European Commission has published a report in response to Article 58 of Directive 2010/63/EU.
Dog breeding facility gets the go-ahead
16th July 2015
The reason the European Citizens’ Initiative failed is the reason anti-research campaigns are failing generally
8th June 2015
UKIP pledges to introduce existing regulatory system if elected
16th April 2015
Green animal research policy – scientifically illiterate, unethical and doomed to fail
15th April 2015
Animal research in the 2015 General Election
14th April 2015
Watch a conference for Nature today
3rd September 2014
Following the launch of the State of Nature in 2013, the RSPB are hosting the Conference for Nature.
You want fish? Police your reserves
5th February 2014
Some of the world’s most vulnerable marine habitats are being failed by the conservation orders put in place to protect them.
B&K breeding facility application rejected
13th November 2013
A planning application from B&K Universal to expand their beagle kennel facility in East Yorkshire has been rejected.
Third Basel Declaration Society Conference
9th July 2013
On July 1st scientists and policy makers from across Europe gathered in London, at the home of the Royal College of General Practitioners, to discuss openness and transparency in Animal Research.
Home Office guidance to Animals Scientific Procedures Act
16th January 2013
The amended version of the Animals Scientific Procedures Act implementing Directive 2010/63 entered into force on 1 January.
Lords debate Animal Research law
14th December 2012
On 13th December the House of Lords debated amendments to the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
European Directive 2010/63/EU: UK government responds
17th May 2012
The Government has responded to the public consultation on the options for transposition of Directive 2010/63/EU, here.
9th December 2011
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Home Department, Lynne Featherstone, advanced an animal research policy based on evidence in a Commons debate on Wednesday 7 December.