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Animals in Scientific Research and transition to new approach methodologies

EDM (Early Day Motion) 674: tabled on 19 November 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 47 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House regrets 2.88 million animal experiments were carried out in Great Britain in 2020; notes there can be better options than using animals in scientific research; further notes the Animal Free Research UK report Modernising Medical Research recommendation to establish a role focussed on replacing animals with human relevant techniques, which could accelerate the transition to New Approach Methodologies (NAMs); and urges the Government to show global leadership and seize the scientific and economic opportunities that the NAMs sector provides.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2021
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 November 2021
Glasgow South West
Ferrier, Margaret
Independent
Signed on 24 November 2021
Rutherglen and Hamilton West
MacAskill, Kenny
Alba Party
Signed on 25 November 2021
East Lothian
Barker, Paula
Labour
Signed on 26 November 2021
Liverpool, Wavertree
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2021
Gordon
Hobhouse, Wera
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 29 November 2021
Bath
Edwards, Jonathan
Independent
Signed on 29 November 2021
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 29 November 2021
Dundee West
Lucas, Caroline
Green Party
Signed on 29 November 2021
Brighton, Pavilion
Morris, Grahame
Labour
Signed on 30 November 2021
Easington
Gibson, Patricia
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 November 2021
North Ayrshire and Arran
Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 November 2021
Dundee East
Brock, Deidre
Scottish National Party
Signed on 30 November 2021
Edinburgh North and Leith
Brown, Alan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2021
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
McDonald, Stewart Malcolm
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2021
Glasgow South
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2021
Glasgow North
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 1 December 2021
Dunfermline and West Fife
Robinson, Gavin
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 2 December 2021
Belfast East
Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 2 December 2021
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Stone, Jamie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 3 December 2021
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2021
Hayes and Harlington
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 3 December 2021
Rochdale
Monaghan, Carol
Scottish National Party
Signed on 3 December 2021
Glasgow North West
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 December 2021
Glasgow Central
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 6 December 2021
East Renfrewshire
Smith, Cat
Labour
Signed on 7 December 2021
Lancaster and Fleetwood
Sheppard, Tommy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 7 December 2021
Edinburgh East
Farron, Tim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 7 December 2021
Westmorland and Lonsdale
Wilson, Sammy
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 7 December 2021
East Antrim
Wilson, Munira
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 13 December 2021
Twickenham
Olney, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 December 2021
Richmond Park
Osborne, Kate
Labour
Signed on 14 December 2021
Jarrow
Hanna, Claire
Social Democratic & Labour Party
Signed on 15 December 2021
Belfast South
Girvan, Paul
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 15 December 2021
South Antrim
Ribeiro-Addy, Bell
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2022
Streatham
Crawley, Angela
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 January 2022
Lanark and Hamilton East
Qureshi, Yasmin
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2022
Bolton South East
Begum, Apsana
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2022
Poplar and Limehouse
Green, Sarah
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 January 2022
Chesham and Amersham
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 10 January 2022
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.