Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill — New Clause 3 — Report on the Use of Sentient Animals in Animal Experimentation in Government Policy — 14 Mar 2022 at 21:42

The majority of MPs voted not to require a report, and recommendations, on the adverse effects on the welfare of animals of government policy on experimentation on animals.

MPs were considering the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill.[1][2][3]

The proposed new clause rejected by a majority of MPs in this vote was titled: Report on the use of sentient animals in animal experimentation in government policy and stated:

  • (1) The Animal Sentience Committee shall produce a report under section 2 on the adverse effects on the welfare of animals of government policy on experimentation on animals.
  • (2) The report shall cover both animal experimentation where alternative (non-animal based) methods of testing exist, and where no alternative exists.
  • (3) The report shall cover—
  • (a) medical testing,
  • (b) cosmetics testing, and
  • (c) weapons testing.
  • (4) This report shall include recommendations for future government action under section 2 (3) and (4)


Debate in Parliament |

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Alliance0 10100.0%
Con287 (+2 tell) 0079.8%
DUP0 5062.5%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1020.0%
Lab0 161080.5%
LDem0 10076.9%
PC0 2066.7%
SNP0 33 (+2 tell)077.8%
Total:287 214079.2%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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no rebellions

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