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APPLYING RESULTS OF EXPERIMENTS ON ANIMALS TO HUMAN PATIENTS

That this House notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth which is critical of avoidable experiments on animals; further notes Patients Campaigning For Cures, which opposes animal models on medical grounds; is alarmed that scientific studies reveal that the widespread claimed ability of animals to predict human responses to drugs and disease is demonstrably false; acknowledges that over 90 per cent of drugs which test well in animals harm or otherwise fail humans, and that ignoring this has delayed cures, including penicillin; notes that using animals to model humans also contradicts currently-accepted science, including evolutionary biology and genetics, which supports personalised medical care; further acknowledges the proclamation of the Concordat on Openness on Animal Research to develop communications with the media and the public; and calls for a thorough, properly moderated public scientific debate on the misleading and costly practice of trying to apply results from animal experiments to human patients.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Amesbury, Mike Labour Party Weaver Vale 19.07.2017
Cameron, Lisa Scottish National Party East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow 03.07.2017
Carmichael, Alistair Liberal Democrats Orkney and Shetland 05.09.2017
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 20.07.2017
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 28.06.2017
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 28.06.2017
Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party Lagan Valley 06.09.2017
Drew, David Labour Party Stroud 29.06.2017
Field, Frank Labour Party Birkenhead 06.07.2017
Hopkins, Kelvin Labour Party Luton North 27.06.2017
Knight, Greg Conservative Party Yorkshire East 05.07.2017
Linden, David Scottish National Party Glasgow East 04.07.2017
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 29.06.2017
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 04.07.2017
Stephens, Christopher Scottish National Party Glasgow South West 28.06.2017
Wilson, Sammy Democratic Unionist Party East Antrim 10.07.2017